As one principle of the buffalo theory demonstrates, open source projects are applying a process of natural selection through the manner in which they tackle performance bottlenecks and other obstacles that can prevent further technological advancement. By continually identifying and addressing the
Why are people talking about Apache Spark? It’s because many organizations are using the myriad features of this open source engine to boost their predictive analytics processing. The result? Better, deeper and faster data analyses with reduced coding time and effort.
While some observers may argue that Apache Spark is causing the relevance of the Apache Hadoop community to wane, the fact of the matter is innovative Spark development depends on Hadoop platforms. Discover why Hadoop is stronger than ever as an open source information refinery that is expected to
For startups that want to thrive, leveraging data science is imperative. However, it has been difficult to do so because fragmented data science approaches have prevented integration of data analysis into applications. But now Apache Spark brings together the data science workflow to enable cross-
Although weather is one of the most significant influences on business performance in a wide array of industries, it is also one of the least predictable. Join us at “Hack the Weather” to learn how smart data applications could usher in the next stage of meteorological forecasting.
At the Spark Technology Center, headquartered in San Francisco, you can build algorithms that drive deep intelligence into every application and share experiences to achieve success, fast. And more than a physical location, the center is a community that works together to showcase the true
Using Apache Spark, we built an end-to-end fingerprinting tool to identify matching candidates among two independent data sets, calculating a similarity score and solving the stable marriage problem. Integration with a graphical environment not only saved us time, but also allowed us to easily
IBM is investing deeply in Spark in a wide range of long-term initiatives. Discover how IBM’s long history of joining powerful, innovative open-source projects allows it to create markets by contributing significant technological improvements and supporting business solutions.
An open-source software platform called Apache Spark is growing rapidly in popularity as an essential platform for rapidly modeling, exploring and analyzing data. Here are nine reasons why developers and data scientists are primed to #SparkInsight with Spark.
On Tuesday, I plunged right back into Spark Summit—which, if anything, was buzzing more vigorously with interesting content than it had been the day before. Not surprisingly, IBM’s Spark announcements were the talk of the show.
A growing body of fresh thinking is coming down the pike. Much of it will come from the droves of IBMer data scientists who participated in the recent and wildly successful internal Hack Spark Challenge, as well as ongoing IBM-sponsored hackathons, meetups and developer days focusing on Spark.
Combining data, design and speed, IBM and Spark are creating a new blueprint of innovation together. This is the start of something big. IBM and Spark - Power of data. Simplicity of design. Speed of innovation.