[Openstack] State of OpenStack Auth

Soren Hansen soren at ubuntu.com
Wed Mar 2 20:38:45 UTC 2011

2011/3/2 Michael Barton <mike-launchpad at weirdlooking.com>:
> HMAC is sort of appealing for Swift, since it'd let people choose to
> use HTTP instead of HTTPS for data that's not sensitive.

I'd like to just mention this blog post:


tl;dr quote:

    If you stop reading now you only need to remember one thing:
    SSL/TLS is not computationally expensive any more.

Just sayin'. :)

Soren Hansen
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