"The Apache Software Foundation has announced the first production-ready release of Spark, analysis software that could speed jobs that run on the Hadoop data-processing platform.Apache lights a fire under Hadoop with Spark | PCWorld
Dubbed the “Hadoop Swiss Army knife,” Apache Spark provides the ability to create data-analysis jobs that can run 100 times faster than those running on the standard Apache Hadoop MapReduce."
Friday, May 30, 2014
Apache lights a fire under Hadoop with Spark | PCWorld
A major milestone for big data platforms