Apache Hadoop vs MongoDB: Which Is More Secure?

Either you’re reading this because the question has been puzzling you secretly, or you’ve arrived to protest this admittedly incongruous comparison. Fortunately, both sides of the fence are covered here.

In this article we’ll compare and contrast their features and benefits, but not before clearing up some popular misconceptions about the two big data platforms. We’ll then delve into each respective platforms’ attack surfaces/vulnerabilities and evaluate them from a security angle.

Filed under: apache, hadoop, mongodb

Apache vs Nginx


The biggest players in the web server business, Apache and IIS, have had the field to themselves for a long time. Now, however, they have to contend with a few seriously capable upstarts, the most prominent of which is Nginx (pronounced ‘engine-x’). This young turk was first developed in 2002 and boasts a growing, dedicated following among many webmasters. Nginx’s popularity is mainly due to being open-source and having the desirable combination of high performance and low resource consumption. It is important to note that Nginx is most often compared to Apache due to its similar open-source philosophy.

Filed under: apache, nginx, IT operations, webserver

IIS vs Apache

If you host a website, chances are good that you are running either Apache or Internet Information Services (IIS). They are by far the two most common web server platforms, between them commanding about 70% of the market.

Filed under: apache, IIS