Spark sits at the heart of IBM’s reinvention

October 27, 2015

Via: itCurated
One good way to gauge the impact of a technology is by the number of products that have been rebuilt around — or with — it. Case in point: IBM and Apache Spark.

Previously, IBM was one of many companies adding support for Spark to its products and making major contributions to the Spark project. Now IBM is not only offering “Spark as a service” through the Bluemix PaaS, it is also re-engineering its data and analytics solutions to take advantage of Spark’s processing power, ease of use, and growing roster of contributors.

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