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The rise and predominance of Apache Spark

October 11, 2017

Via: InfoWorld

Initially open-sourced in 2012 and followed by its first stable release two years later, Apache Spark quickly became a prominent player in the big data space. Since then, its adoption by big data companies has been on the rise at an eye-catching rate.

In-memory processing

Undoubtedly a key feature of Spark, in-memory processing, is what makes the technology deliver the speed that dwarfs performance of conventional big data processing.

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