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By Jack Vaughan Evaluate Feb 06, 2015

Apache Spark trumps MapReduce in speed, flexibility

The processing engine’s in-memory computing layer can supposedly run batch-processing programs 100 times faster. Does the vendor hype equal user adoption? Continue Reading


By Jack Vaughan Evaluate Mar 31, 2015

Apache Spark meets the PDP-11 -- in the end, it's just processing

At times, it seems a Hadoop usurper, but the open source Spark processing engine is best viewed as another step on the long road of computing technology. Continue Reading


By Nicole Laskowski News Mar 30, 2015

Is Apache Spark the next big thing in big data analytics?

At Spark Summit East, Databricks talked up a storm about its new Spark cloud offering in an effort to distinguish the data processing engine from MapReduce and the Hadoop stack: The Data Mill reports. Continue Reading


By Brian McKenna Mar 13, 2015

Cloudera CEO Reilly: ODP is 'affront to the Apache Software Foundation'

The Open Data Platform initiative is “an affront to the Apache Software Foundation”, says Cloudera CEO Tom Reilly Continue Reading


By Jack Vaughan News Dec 11, 2014

Talend 5.6 adopts Apache Storm and Spark for real-time BI

A German company vies with the likes of Amazon by adding Apache Storm and Spark to its portfolio, along with Talend 5.6 data integration. Continue Reading


By Nicole Laskowski Evaluate Jul 14, 2014

Tunneling to perfection: Apache Hadoop's MapReduce evolves

First comes MapReduce and then comes what? Big data luminaries gather to discuss, and The Data Mill reports. Continue Reading

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Apache CloudStack and Flash Technology Power Massive Private Cloud in Brazil

For some enterprises, the move from a legacy IT architecture to a private cloud is an option they continue to evaluate. For the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil, one of the world’s leading research ... Continue Reading


By Jack Vaughan News Jun 18, 2014

Apache Kafka committer Jay Kreps on the way of the log

To keep big data in motion, LinkedIn developers devised Apache Kafka, a publish-and-subscribe message dispatcher based on the concept of logs. Continue Reading


By Jack Vaughan News Sep 25, 2014

MapR supports latest Apache Drill; InfiniDB closes shop

News briefs describe MapR's latest Hadoop distribution, which includes Apache Drill for SQL analytics. Also, InfiniDB said it will close down business. Continue Reading


By Dan Sullivan Evaluate Sep 15, 2014

Apache Sqoop a crucial link for big data analytics in the cloud

Hadoop is becoming the popular enterprise choice for big data analytics, but getting your data there isn't so simple. Apache Sqoop is stepping in to help bring the vital data from your database to Hadoop. Continue Reading