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Data Digest Mar 21 2016

Properly securing your cloud migration, plus why open source software might be more secure than private software and Hadoop best practices.

Securing Your Move to the Cloud

Migrating to the cloud is not as simple as willing it so. As this article argues, properly securing anything moved to the cloud requires careful analysis of what is being moved, how to move it, and what is required to secure the transcending applications or programs.

Read more at Cloud Tech

Better Security: Open Source or Private Software?

A top criticism of open source software is that compared to private software, open source software is available to anyone, including hackers, to mess around with. However, as this article claims, open source might actually be more secure than private software, and the author shows us the evidence.

Read more at TMCnet

Best Practices for Hadoop

Old data is not necessarily bad data, it just might be too long gone to tell you anything useful. This is why many enterprises have started to use Hadoop for real-time analytics -- so the insight gained will not already be past its expiration date. This article covers five of the best practices for using Hadoop for real-time analytics.

Read more at TechWeekEurope UK

About the Author

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


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