Apache Spark Earns Datanami Awards for Machine Learning, Real-time Analytics, and More

Today, the Datanami Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards recognized the sweeping changes Apache Spark is bringing to the Big Data landscape with four awards:Readers’ Choice – Best Big Data Product or Technology: Machine Learning Readers’ Choice – Best Big Data Product or Technology: Real-Time Analytics Readers’ and Editors’ Choice – Top 5 Open Source Projects to Watch Readers’ Choice – Best Big Data Startup: Databricks Determined through a nomination and voting process with input from the global Big Data Community and Datanami editors, the awards highlight key trends, shine a spotlight on technical breakthroughs, and capture a critical cross section of the state of the industry. While at UC Berkeley, Databricks Chief Technologist Matei Zaharia created Spark to unify different types of workloads under a fast and flexible engine. He…


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