Databricks®, the company founded by the the team that created the popular Apache® Spark™ project, announced that in collaboration with industry partners, it has broken the world record in the CloudSort Benchmark, a third-party industry benchmarking competition for processing large datasets.
The inside Spark channel is a resource for professionals looking to learn about the benefits of Apache Spark
Apache Spark Survey Reveals Increased Growth in Users and New Workloads Including Exploratory Data Science and Machine Learning
In order to better understand Apache Spark’s growing role in big data, Taneja Group conducted a major market research project, surveying approximately 7,000 people. The sample was made up of technical and managerial job roles from around the world directly involved in big data.
Splice Machine, provider of the open-source SQL RDBMS powered by Hadoop and Spark, announced that it now supports native PL/SQL on Splice Machine.
The presentation deck below by Sumit Sarkar, Chief Data Evangelist over at our friends Progress Software, is from his recent presentation at Dreamforce about the “largest object ever.”
Bigstep Launches High-Performance, Low-Latency Spark-as-a-Service for Real-Time Streaming Applications
Bigstep, the big data cloud provider, today launched a bare-metal Spark-as-a-Service offering.
Databricks®, the company founded by the creators of the Apache® Spark™ project, today announced the addition of deep learning support to its cloud-based Apache Spark platform.
The insideBIGDATA Guide to Healthcare & Life Sciences is a useful new resource directed toward enterprise thought leaders who wish to gain strategic insights into this exciting new area of technology. This segment focuses on the use of distributed system architectures – Hadoop and Spark.
Galactic Exchange Announces Integrated AppStore for ClusterGX(TM), the 5-Minute Install Big Data Clustering Platform
Galactic Exchange, Inc. announced the availability of an integrated AppStore embedded within the UI of its flagship ClusterGX™ product line. Initial AppStore partner analytics vendors include Rocana Inc. and Arcadia Data, Inc.
In this contributed article, Aaron Auld, CEO of EXASOL takes a high-level view of the evolving big data ecosystem.
GigaSpaces, a provider of in-memory computing (IMC) technologies, launched InsightEdge, a data grid-enabled real-time analytics platform that incorporates Apache Spark to dramatically enhance fast data analytics.