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Spark: Open Source Superstar Rewrites Future Of Big Data

19 June, 2013

Spark: Open Source Superstar Rewrites Future Of Big Data

Teaming with a particularly ambitious group of computer scientists from the University of California at Berkeley, Ram Sriharsha,  an engineer at Yahoo,  is installing a new data crunching platform inside the massive data centers that drive Yahoo’s still enormous online empire. This software platform is called Spark, and according to those who built it and use it, it’s about 100 times faster than the mighty Hadoop — and could very well replace Hadoop as the stuff that fuels the modern web.

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