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Oct 20 2014   7:36AM GMT

TechTarget’s weekly roundup (10/13 – 10/20)

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Are Docker and Microsoft a match made in heaven? Find out in this week’s roundup?

1. Microsoft tries Docker containers on for size – Ed Scannell (SearchWindowsServer)

Continuing its commitment to not lock users into Windows-only products, Microsoft will build support for Docker containers into Windows Server next year.

2. Google adds security and flexibility to latest Android mobile OS – Warwick Ashford (ComputerWeekly)

Google is to begin rolling out the latest, most enterprise-friendly version of its Android mobile operating system.

3. Dropbox hack denied, but company encourages 2FA use anyway – Rob Wright (SearchCloudSecurity)

Dropbox refuted reports that a hacker had obtained 6.9 million customer usernames and passwords from the cloud storage service, but encouraged customers to use its 2FA security feature regardless.

4. Experts say Symantec break-up makes sense for storage – Garry Kranz (SearchDataBackup)

Symantec breakup came about because executives realized its storage and security products were sold to a different set of customers, storage experts say.

5. AWS and Google stage showdown in big data cloud services – Beth Pariseau (SearchAWS)

Big data in the cloud is more than just MapReduce. In a growing market for big data, capturing the next big innovation is key.

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