Isolating Sensitive Bits of 'Big Data' Key to Compliance

By Kenneth Hardin

“Big Data” is the latest buzzword to sweep through enterprise IT, and — as you might expect — it is projected to affect everything your company does. Not surprisingly, the “Big Data” conversation is moving toward compliance, or should we say “Big Compliance.”

For those firms who have already tried to tackle a Big Data compliance layer, one common pitfall has been treating the information as though it lives in a relational DB, according to DataArt exec Oleg Komissarov in a guest column at Wall Street & Technology. Some financial firms had written software that runs atop memory caches as though it was hitting a DB — not good.

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