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Apache Kafka

Apache Kafka is a distributed publish-subscribe messaging system designed to replace traditional message brokers.See More

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message broker

In a telecommunication network where programs communicate by exchanging formally-defined messages (that is, through the act of messaging), a message broker is an intermediary program that translates a message from the formal messaging protocol of the sender to the formal messaging protocol of the receiver.

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Cloud data management, security top of mind for government

Federal government data officers grapple with cloud data management, weighing lower cost and efficiencies against security threats and vendor lock-in.

Cloudera and Hortonworks combo to push CDP, machine learning

Two wunderkinds of Hadoop have formalized their merger. Cloudera and Hortonworks say they will place special focus on AI as they chart the ...

Trifacta data prep tool helps blend disparate data sources

Handling diverse data sources usually consumes precious developer time. That led healthcare CRM company SymphonyRM to hand the data prep task to ...

Cloudera-Hortonworks merger narrows Hadoop users' options

Hadoop users will have fewer choices as big data rivals Cloudera and Hortonworks unite. But the new company may be more competitive with AWS and ...

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  • compliance audit

    A compliance audit is a comprehensive review of an organization's adherence to regulatory guidelines.

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    Regulatory compliance is an organization's adherence to laws, regulations, guidelines and specifications relevant to its business...

  • Whistleblower Protection Act

    The Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 is a law that protects federal government employees in the United States from ...

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  • payload (computing)

    In computing, a payload is the carrying capacity of a packet or other transmission data unit. The term has its roots in the ...

  • passphrase

    A passphrase is a string of characters longer than the usual password (which is typically from four to 16 characters long) that ...

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    A Web application firewall (WAF) is a firewall that monitors, filters or blocks traffic to and from a Web application. WAFs are ...

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  • computational storage

    Computational storage is defined as an architecture that couples compute with storage in order to reduce data movement. In doing ...

  • data deduplication

    Data deduplication -- often called intelligent compression or single-instance storage -- is a process that eliminates redundant ...

  • public cloud storage

    Public cloud storage, also called storage-as-a-service or online storage is a service model that provides data storage on a ...

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