Altinity is SOC 2 Type II Compliant!!

Altinity is SOC 2 Type II Compliant!!

Back in March we first announced that Altinity was SOCT 2 Type 1 Certified and in our continued pursuit to be compliant with high industry standards. Today we can proudly announce we’ve passed the next milestone and Altinity.Cloud, our managed ClickHouse platform, is now SOC 2 Type II certified! If we said it once, we will say it again, we take the responsibility to protect customer data with the highest standards of security, something we take very seriously.

ClickHouse User Security Instructional Videos Now Available

ClickHouse User Security Instructional Videos Now Available

Hello, all new and experienced ClickHouse users!  Our latest Altinity instructional videos have arrived, and this time they show how to harden ClickHouse security for users. In this three-part series, I demonstrate how to use the built-in ClickHouse security tools to secure user passwords, limit users to specific networks, restrict what data they have access[…]

Integrating ClickHouse with LDAP (Part Two)

Integrating ClickHouse with LDAP (Part Two)

This article continues to explore ClickHouse LDAP integration, focusing on how enterprises can unify their ClickHouse installations with the rest of their services that use LDAP.

We Passed Our SOC 2 Type 1 Certification! And We’re Happy!!

We Passed Our SOC 2 Type 1 Certification! And We’re Happy!!

We’ve built Altinity.Cloud as the easiest, fastest and most reliable way for developers around the world to use ClickHouse. With that mission comes the responsibility to protect customer data with the highest standards of security, something we take very seriously.

Integrating ClickHouse with LDAP (Part One)

Integrating ClickHouse with LDAP (Part One)

ClickHouse has traditionally used XML configuration files to define server configuration including all database users. The users.xml configuration file or separate configuration files inside the /etc/clickhouse-server/users.d directory define users and properties associated with them such as profiles, network restrictions, quotas, and passwords. This approach works well for small organizations and installations but makes it hard[…]

Goodbye XML, hello SQL! ClickHouse User Management Goes Pro

Goodbye XML, hello SQL! ClickHouse User Management Goes Pro

Access control is one of the essential features of database management. Starting in late 2019 ClickHouse contributor Vitaly Baranov began to introduce robust, full-featured Role Based Access Control (RBAC). As a result of this work–which included a huge number of tests implemented by the Altinity QA team–ClickHouse can now rightfully boast enterprise level access control.[…]

ClickHouse Networking, Part 2

ClickHouse Networking, Part 2

This post in two parts provides an overview of ClickHouse network configuration with lots of examples. In the first post we describe the overall connectivity design and configuration of listeners and ports. In the second post we describe how to enable encryption, solutions to common problems, and further reading.

ClickHouse Networking, Part 1

ClickHouse Networking, Part 1

This post in two parts provides an overview of ClickHouse network configuration with lots of examples. In the first post we describe the overall connectivity design and configuration of listeners and ports. In the second post we describe how to enable encryption, solutions to common problems, and further reading.