Raluca Ada Popa, Catherine M. S. Redfield, Nickolai Zeldovich, and Hari Balakrishnan.
CryptDB: Protecting Confidentiality with Encrypted Query Processing.
In Proceedings of the 23rd ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP), Cascais, Portugal, October 2011.
(This is the main paper describing CryptDB.)
Raluca Ada Popa, Frank H. Li, and Nickolai Zeldovich.
An Ideal-Security Protocol for Order-Preserving Encoding.
In Proceedings of the 34th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (IEEE S&P/Oakland), San Francisco, CA, May 2013.
(This paper constructs the encryption scheme that computes order queries in CryptDB.)
Stephen Tu, M. Frans Kaashoek, Samuel Madden, and Nickolai Zeldovich.
Processing Analytical Queries over Encrypted Data.
In Proceedings of the 39th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB), Riva del Garda, Italy, August 2013.
(This paper extends CryptDB's basic design to complex analytical queries and large data sets.)
Raluca Ada Popa and Nickolai Zeldovich.
Cryptographic treatment of CryptDB's Adjustable Join.
Technical Report MIT-CSAIL-TR-2012-006, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, March 2012.
(A formal description and analysis of CryptDB's adjustable join cryptographic scheme.)
Carlo Curino, Evan P. C. Jones, Raluca Ada Popa, Nirmesh Malviya, Eugene Wu, Sam Madden, Hari Balakrishnan, and Nickolai Zeldovich.
Relational Cloud: A Database-as-a-Service for the Cloud.
In Proceedings of the 5th Biennial Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research (CIDR 2011), Pacific Grove, CA, January 2011.
(A paper describing how CryptDB can help with hosting databases in the cloud.)
Raluca Ada Popa, Nickolai Zeldovich, and Hari Balakrishnan.
CryptDB: A Practical Encrypted Relational DBMS.
Technical Report MIT-CSAIL-TR-2011-005, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, January 2011.
(An earlier technical report on CryptDB, which has been superseeded by the SOSP paper above.)
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| Google recently deployed a system for performing SQL-like queries over an encrypted database following (and giving credit to) the CryptDB design. Their service uses the encryption building blocks from CryptDB (RND, DET, HOM, and SEARCH), rewrites queries and annotates
the schema as in CryptDB. Here is Google's source code release of the Encrypted BigQuery client; Google will make an official announcement soon.
|Lincoln Labs added the CryptDB design on top of their D4M Accumulo no-SQL engine (using the RND, DET, OPE and HOM building blocks).|
sql.mit.edu is a SQL server at MIT hosting many MIT-ran applications. Volunteering users of Wordpress switched to running Wordpress through CryptDB, using our source code.
Other companies using CryptDB's design
|SAP AG and a new startup are applying CryptDB's design to their setting.|