Cask Blog

Nishith Nand

Nishith Nand is a software engineer at Cask where he builds the platform for the next generation of data applications. Prior to Cask, he was building high performance large scale distributed systems for Pepperdata and Hedvig.

CDAP 4.1 – More Enterprise-Grade Hardening, Pre-Built Solutions and Enhanced UX

Nishith Nand

We are happy to announce the release of Cask Data Application Platform (CDAP) version 4.1. This new release brings with it some major enhancements and significant new capabilities in the platform, as well as new, ready-to-use solutions offered via Cask Market. CDAP 4.1 improves security by allowing fine grained secure impersonation. It introduces replication so … Read more


Securely storing sensitive information and using it in CDAP

Nishith Nand

The need for Secure Store CDAP and Hadoop cluster admins often need to store sensitive information like passwords, access tokens, private keys etc. which is used to access resources during the course of cluster operation. This data needs to be stored in a way that it is protected from unauthorized access but is still available to … Read more