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Data Digest: SQL-on-Hadoop Engines, Open Source Safety, and Cloud Computing for Small Biz

Results of a new study of SQL-on-Hadoop engines, plus staying safe with open source and how cloud computing can help the little guy.

Strengths and Weaknesses of Leading SQL-on-Hadoop Engines

A new study has shown that there is no definitive 'best' option for an SQL-on-Hadoop engine; all three of the leading ones are good and bad in their own ways. This article covers the findings of the inquiry and what it means when your enterprise has to choose one engine for the job.

Read More at Network World

Stay Safe in Open Source

Open source software has nearly limitless benefits. Unfortunately, most of it comes with its own share of problems, especially in the security realm. This article reviews the best ways to keep your enterprise safe even while using common open source software and code.

Read More at CSO Security and Risk

How Cloud Computing Can Help the Little Guy

Many enterprises, large and small, are moving to the cloud. Much has been written about what larger enterprises can do once there, but this article specifically helps smaller ones get a leg up on cloud computing.

Read More at Growmap

About the Author

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

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