It's big. it's powerful. It's complicated. Apache Hadoop creates a huge opportunity, but that cuts both ways. Aside from the great potential to store, access and leverage immense amounts of data, the security of any of these operations has been, and continues to be, questioned.
Security was not a priority in the development of the architecture, almost by definition, as the limits of the platform are purposefully undefined. As individual security measures were patched into place on an as-needed basis, overall security confirmation has changed from very difficult to almost impossible.Read More >