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Data Digest: Agile Data Architecture, Open Source Benefits for Start-Ups, Solutions for BYOD Security

Today’s articles explain the trend toward NoSQL and Hadoop adoption, how start-ups are using open source software, and how cloud solutions help enterprises that let employees use their own devices.

Why Agile Data Architecture Adoption Has Increased

Adoption of NoSQL and Hadoop has become so widespread that some enterprises are adopting the technologies just to stay competitive. This article explains the current state and possible future of agile data architecture.

Read more at Database Trends and Applications

How Open Source Levels the Playing Field

This article offers advice from young entrepreneurs that outlines how open source software levels the playing field for start-ups and allows the smallest enterprise to compete with the largest.

Read more at The Next Web

Solving BYOD Difficulties with the Cloud

The new "bring your own device" trend seems great until important data is compromised. This article explains how to avoid security issues with cloud tools and specific policies.

Read more at Tech Cocktail

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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