The Rise in Popularity of Apache Spark - Vodcast


By Ian Lumb | May 06, 2015 | Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark




Apache Spark™ lives up to its tagline of ‘Lightning Fast Cluster Computing,’ according to Bright Computing’s Ian Lumb, who discussed this ‘hot’ cluster computing framework in our newly released vodcast. The vodcast, titled ‘The Rise in Popularity of Apache Spark,’ includes Ian’s take on the meteoric rise in popularity of Spark, comparisons between Spark and Hadoop, the importance of Spark’s excellent handling of converged analytics, and the exciting potential intersection of Spark and HPC. Take a listen to learn more about the unique solution that has ignited so much interest in the world of Big Data and beyond.

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