Databricks announces certification as the next evolutionary step in its growth. And yes - it matters.
Databricks certifying SAP to run Spark? Wow - that's one for the books which opens up interesting questions around SAP HANA, where it goes, how it fits and the future of development in a mixed open source, closed source world.
Alteryx and Databricks plan to democratize the building of Hadoop analytics using SparkR. This is a good move at a time when even the smallest businesses are generating or consuming vast amounts of data.
When the board of directors at the Dutch online greetings card company balked at investing in yet another Oracle database license, development manager Jan van der Veen went in search of an entirely fresh approach.