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Data Digest: Open Source Security, Strengths of the Cloud, Hadoop-enabled Technologies

Learn why you must check your open source code for security issues, read about the pros and cons of moving to cloud computing, and consider 7 technologies making an impact in the Hadoop ecosystem.

Best Practices for Securing Open Source Code

Recent surveys have found many vulnerabilities in common open source code, and many enterprises are not adequately monitoring such code for issues. If your enterprise is to continue reaping the benefits of open source code, read this article on how to better secure it.

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Cloud Computing's Strengths and Weaknesses

Before jumping on the cloud computing bandwagon, read this discussion about the pros and cons of this much-hyped technology.

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Important Technologies in Hadoop

Hadoop is more than big data; it's an entire ecosystem of innovative projects. This article covers 7 types of technology that are influential and impactful in the Hadoop space today.

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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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