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Data Digest: Cloud Computing; Hadoop Best Practices

Heading off concerns about cloud computing, an in-depth look at the cloud application layer, and best practices for Hadoop.

What the Cloud Can Do For You

The move to the cloud can be a scary proposition for some enterprises. This article explores reasons why you should move to the cloud and how to head off concerns about cloud computing.

Read more at Cloudtweaks

The New Application Layer in the Cloud

According to this author, the move to cloud computing is causing a complete sea change in the enterprise. Everything will change in this shift, including the application layer, which he describes in depth here.

Read more at ITWorld

Make the Most of Hadoop

Even if you have not moved fully to the cloud, you may already be using some form of Hadoop for your analytics. Hadoop is useful, but it can be tricky. This article describes some of the best practices for the tool.

Read more at Information Management

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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