Spark Tutorial University of Maryland

This is a two-and-a-half day tutorial on the distributed programming framework Apache Spark. The class will include introductions to the many Spark features, case studies from current users, best practices for deployment and tuning, future development plans, and hands-on exercises. http://lintool.github.io/SparkTutorial/…

Read more

Databricks Spark Reference Applications

Reference Applications demonstrating Apache Spark - brought to you by Databricks: http://databricks.gitbooks.io/databricks-spark-reference-applications/…

Read more

Spark Panel Discussion with Cloudera, MapR & Pivotal

The Los Angeles Spark Users Group recently hosted a panel discussion on Spark, featuring respresentatives of three Big Data vendors: http://inside-bigdata.com/2014/10/08/spark-panel-discussion-cloudera-mapr-pivotal/…

Read more

Spark Summit East 03/2015

The Spark Summit is comming to the East coast: from March 18-19 2015 Spark pracitioners will meet in New York. Keep an eye on that!…

Read more

Next-generation web analytics processing

Folks from Adobe Research made a prototype Spark-based web analytics query engine called Spindle available via GitHub.…

Read more

Implementing Lambda Architecture with Apache Spark

I just returned from Berlin where I was invited to the popular Big Data Beers meet-up, talking about how to implement the Lambda Architecture with Apache Spark. Great audience, great discussions and yeah, enough beer for everyone thanks to the sponsor, Futurice. Thanks for having me, folks!…

Read more

Spark Summit 2014 training material

The Spark Summit 2014 training material is now available. The course material (2GB in total!) includes slide decks, videos and more—an invaluable source for uptraining in the Spark space!…

Read more

Seattle Spark Meetup Roundup

The most recent Seattle Spark Meetup covered topics as wide as: the Spark Summit 2014, xPatterns, Mesos, Tachyon, IPython Notebox and Machine Learning.…

Read more

Spark in the cloud

Databricks announced at the recent Spark Summit 2014 a new way to use Spark: Databricks Cloud, a fully managed Spark-as-a-Service offering including metrics and analytics dashboards. You can now sign up for the beta!…

Read more
Proudly published with Ghost