Apache(R) Spark(TM) Growth Is Pervasive as Users Embrace Public Cloud, Machine Learning …

Databricks-Conducted Survey Reveals Spark Is Increasingly Being Used in Production SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Sep 27, 2016) – Databricks, the company founded by the creators of the Apache Spark project, today released the findings of their second annual Apache Spark survey to determine how enterprises and users are utilizing the data analytics and processing engine. The 2016 Databricks Apache Spark Survey collected more than 1,600 responses from 900 organizations. The results show a rise in deployments of Spark in the public cloud, an increased usage of Spark in industry verticals, and an uptick in Spark streaming and Machine Learning. The survey also reveals that most developers employ two or more Spark components simultaneously to build increasingly sophisticated solutions. Spark remains the most active open-source project in the big data space…


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