IBM Announces Spark Development Environment in the Cloud

News IBM Announces Spark Development Environment in the Cloud By David Ramel 06/07/2016 IBM, which last year announced a huge investment in Apache Spark technology as part of a mission to transform it into a kind of “analytics OS,” today took that investment a step further by announcing a Spark development environment housed on its IBM Cloud Bluemix platform. Described as the “first cloud-based development environment for near real-time, high performance analytics,” the IBM Data Science Experience, now in preview, will provide some 250 curated data sets, a variety of open source tools and a collaborative workspace specifically targeting data scientists, “making it easier to rapidly develop applications that are infused with intelligence” with data developers. “Today we are excited to announce the IBM Data Science Experience, an environment that…


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