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Data Digest: Open Source, Data Center Security

Articles examine a new role for open source in big data, opportunities and challenges for open source in the enterprise, and security priorities for data centers.

The Next Evolution of Open Source

The rise of cloud computing is leading to a new role for open source in the big data space. This article explains in depth why this change is occurring and the dramatic effects it will have.

Read more at Forbes

Making the Most of Current Open Source

If your enterprise does not already use current open source tools, you may want to start. This article covers what exactly open source refers to and some opportunities and challenges for using it in the enterprise.

Read more at Betanews

General Security Still Needs Improvement

The last few years have been a never-ending nightmare for cybersecurity experts between 'Heartbleed' and constant breaches. This year needs to be better for security. This article examines how data centers are now setting priorities on security and how to examine possible security weaknesses in your enterprise.

Read more at Data Center Knowledge

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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