Archive: Open source

Spark use cases

Spark outpacing Hadoop? Survey says yes

Databricks survey of Spark usage provides insights into an open source platform that supports multiple languages and use platforms. This is very promising for the future of big data and streaming analytics.

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Rackspace – titan or tweenie of tomorrow?


Not big enough to bash Amazon, and perhaps already too big to be a specialist CSP focused on a few business sectors, Rackspace may find itself in the middle of several stools and not quite able to sit on any of them.

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SAP HANA gets some Spark from Databricks

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.