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Google Cloud Dataflow to tackle challenging big data problems.

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Big data made easy, is a strategic expression in our data-driven age where data is the most critical asset.

At Google the focus on Google Cloud Dataflow, to help reduce operational overhead and make programming and data analysis ‘your only job’, whether you’re a data scientist, data analyst or data-centric software developer.

Google Cloud Dataflowis available in beta, for use by anyone on Google Cloud Platform.

Security Intelligence Platform for Cloud Services in our data-driven age.

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Henceforth, Enterprises, developers, governments and organizations are looking to or already harness in real-time and anywhere the flexibility, agility and productivity offered by cloud services.Connectikpeople.co encourages this momentum, but recalls that Security Intelligence Platform for Cloud Services in our data-driven age should consider or deliver inter alia the following holistic capabilities: Behavioral Analytics: Identifies and prevents data loss from compromised accounts and insider threats, driven by anomalies that take into account the context of the user (e.g. role and reputation), application, data, action, device, and location. Privileged User Analytics: Monitors all privileged user activities including escalation of privileges, user provisioning, and unauthorized use for audit and compliance purposes. Sensitive Data Analytics: Provides a detailed and continuous view of all sensitive data (such as PII, PHI or corporate IP) stored in t…

Allow enterprises to efficiently automate the launching of Hadoop clusters.

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It is more and more encouraging to observe that: enterprises increasingly adopt Hadoop as the foundation of their centralized data architectures, and there is a growing need to simplify and better control the deployment of new Hadoop clusters.
Automated Apache Hadoop deployment across any cloud environment is a game-changer when it comes to productivity, scalability, flexibility, security and performance.
In this momentum, Connectikpeople.co salutes the incorporation of SequenceIQ technology into the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP™).
Meaning inter alia that: henceforth you have an automated solution for launching on-demand Hadoop clusters in the cloud or to any environment that supports Docker containers. You can launch HDP into any major cloud platform, including Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform and OpenStack.
For those who unfamiliar, Connectikpeople.co recalls that SequenceIQ,  founded in 2014 is an open source provider of rapid deployment tools for Hadoop.
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The Information Governance in our data-driven age.

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In our data-driven age, the real-time ability to unlock actionable insights from your data and get all of your critical information under control while maximizing value through the implementation of information governance best practices and technology solutions, is a game-changer.
In the information governance space, we talk inter alia about: valuable insights from your information; what is possible with your information and positive impact and benefits of having a strong information governance practice in place.
Therefore Connectikpeople.co encourages the Information Governance Initiative (IGI), a cross-disciplinary consortium and think tank dedicated to advancing the adoption of Information Governance practices and technologies through research, publishing, advocacy, and peer-to-peer networking.

New Multiple vulnerabilities in Chrome and Oracle April 2015 Critical Patch Update.

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Connectikpeople.co recalls that Google has released Chrome 42.0.2311.90 for Windows, Mac, and Linux to address multiple vulnerabilities. Exploitation of one of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.
Connectikpeople.co encourages users and administrators to review the Google Chrome blog entry and apply the necessary updates.
When it comes to Oracle, they have released security fixes to address 98 vulnerabilities as part of its quarterly Critical Patch Update. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.
User and administrators are encouraged to review the Oracle April 2015 Critical Patch Update and apply the necessary updates.