Data Analytics at eBay

In the blog post Using Spark to Ignite Data Analytics eBay's analytics team explains how Apache Spark fits into its analytic data infrastructure: Today Spark is most commonly leveraged at eBay through Hadoop via Yarn. … Through the Hadoop Yarn framework, eBay’s Spark users are able to leverage clusters approaching…

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Spark 1.0 released

Today the Apache Software Foundation announced the release of Spark 1.0. I suppose a good reason to celebrate and congrats to all involved!…

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Setting up a Spark cluster on Google Compute

Ido Green (Developer Advocate at Google) has written about how to set up a Spark cluster on GCE manually already end of last year, however now he has made a provisioning script available via GitHub; read more at: http://greenido.wordpress.com/2014/05/13/spark-cluster-on-google-compute-engine/…

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Apache Spark—the light at the end of the tunnel?

Talk at 6th Data Science Day in Berlin on 2014-05-08.…

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Spark on fire

Curt Monash's insightful analysis of the current state of the Spark space incl. ecosystem components, use cases, Hadoop vendor support and upcoming developments: http://www.dbms2.com/2014/04/30/spark-on-fire/…

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Spark 1.0 and Beyond

Patrick Wendell at the Bay Area Spark User Meetup.…

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Adding Native SQL Support to Spark with Catalyst

Michael Armburst at the Bay Area Spark Meetup.…

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Real-time big data processing with Spark Streaming

Tathagata Das at the Spark Summit 2013.…

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Spark at Twitter

Spark at Twitter - Seattle Spark Meetup, April 2014 from Sriram Krishnan…

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