Databricks Enables Metacog to Accelerate Time to Market With Continuous Integration

Seamless Software Testing and Deployment Automation Made Possible by Enterprise Spark Platform SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Mar 31, 2016) – Databricks, the company behind Apache Spark, today announced that Metacog, a cloud-based analytics platform for adaptive and competency-based learning, has selected Databricks as its enterprise Spark solution. Databricks affords Metacog the ability to automate Spark operations for numerous measureable benefits. Metacog provides analytics to education institutions, corporations, and government entities by monitoring and analyzing how individuals tackle open-ended performance tasks to assess whether learning goals have been met. The company’s business model hinges on accurately scoring hundreds of different assessments per customer in an automated fashion by machine learning. Given the scoring criteria for each assessment is unique to different learning goals, Metacog needed an efficient system to build and…


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