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!…

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ADT on Apache Spark

The Application Development Trends (ADT) has published an article titled Apache Spark Big Data Tool Gets Better SQL Support in Major New Release, discussing Spark SQL's API, YARN and commercial support options.…

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Spark SQL performance news

The Databricks team has put together a preview on upcoming performance improvements in Spark SQL.…

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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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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 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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Spark at Twitter

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

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