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Data Digest: Big Data Efficiency, Compliance and Security, and Big Data and DevOps

Ensuring your big data use is efficient, plus the difference between security and compliance and how making use of big data intertwined with DevOps.

Improving Big Data Efficiency
(Source: Datanami)

Big data is understandably hard to use efficiently. There is so much of it, where do you start, and once you do start, how can you be sure you are on the right track? This article asks the reader questions about their use of big data and suggests ways to improve.

Go Past Compliance to Get Security
(Source: Computer World)

The compliance laws can be tough to live up to as a new enterprise. So many rules and regulations make it difficult to be compliant, but as this article explains, that is not where the job ends. Security and compliance are separate; just because you have one does not mean you have the other.


Making Use of Big Data Intertwined with DevOps
(Source: Data Center Knowledge)

Big data is the foundation almost all new enterprise projects are built on. Simultaneously, DevOps have infiltrated the enterprise. This causes a collision between big data and DevOps, which creates opportunities and challenges that this article reviews.

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Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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