Some might call it hullabaloo, some would even say ballyhoo, but in any parlance there seems to be an awful lot of hoopla over Hadoop security.
In the film “Big,” Tom Hanks forgot who he was when he became big. The lesson here is that once small data becomes big data, it should never forget the types of security that protected it when it was small.
Identifying risk is much like decoding a cipher, with the proper key the answer is quickly revealed. As Ralphie discovered using his Ovaltine secret decoder ring in the classic “A Christmas Story” movie, the answer can actually be hiding in plain sight.
by Donald Livengood, HP Distinguished Technologist/Strategist
Sexy headlines catch one’s attention. I see this all the time when browsing the news. Once I read the article, however, I tend to find that the title has very little to do with the story, and was created to grab your attention. It works. I’m proof.
When it comes to Hadoop, and Big Data overall, the sexy headline is analytics. That conversation moves into business-specific scenarios, perhaps focused on a specific vertical like FSI, Telco, or Healthcare. IT may or may not be involved in the conversation. Nothing wrong with that! Analytics is a very good conversation and is definitely interesting. However, there is an IT conversation that can take place regarding Big Data, and especially with regards to Hadoop...