Francisco Miguel Biete Banon
Principal Data Engineer at UnitedHealth Group, for Oracle and MySQL. When he is not working or coding, Fran likes to backpack visiting new places and experiencing different cultures.
Percona Server for MySQL 8.0 – New Data Masking Feature
Database administrators are responsible for maintaining the privacy and integrity of data. When the data contains confidential information, your company has a legal obligation to ensure that privacy is maintained. Even so, being able to access the information contained in that dataset, for example for testing or reporting purposes, has great value so what to do? MySQL Enterprise Edition offers data masking and de-identification, so I decided to contribute similar functionality to Percona Server for MySQL. In this post, I provide some background context and information on how to use these new functions in practice.
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