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Not Sure Which Hadoop Distro To Use? EMC Isilon Provides Big Data Portability

95% of clients starting Hadoop projects don’t have an established use case; therefore, selecting the right distribution will probably be a shot in the dark. You may start off with Hortonworks for a dev/test environment, but then realize that Pivotal HD is a better choice for enterprise-class deployment. The good news is that if you start your Hadoop project using EMC Isilon scale-out NAS, you have zero data migration when moving from one Hadoop distribution to another. In fact, you can run multiple Hadoop distributions against the same data –…

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NSA Outrage. Are We Really That Unaware?

The minute we happily turn on our electronic devices, we voluntarily expose ourselves. Sure, we think our emails and transactions are encrypted and unreadable, our location services are turned off, and our FB settings do not allow unauthorized users to see our most private thoughts. But the truth of the matter is that we all know, deep down inside, that nothing is foolproof and that there are people and bots out there capable of accessing our personal data. The NSA unfortunately did not have the class and expertise to secretly…

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