IBM launches cloud-based development environment for Apache Spark

On Tuesday, IBM launched its Data Science Experience, a cloud-based development environment for Apache Spark that aims to help data scientists work more fluidly with developers to build intelligent apps. The Data Science Experience is available through IBM’s Cloud Bluemix platform, and it provides curated data sets, open source toolsets, and a collaborative space. In theory, it will allow data scientists to provide developers with better insights and data-driven models to be used in application development. SEE: Quick glossary: Big data (Tech Pro Research) The use of Apache Spark as the foundation of the platform is no surprise, as IBM has made extensive investments in the technology, including a $300 million investment to develop Spark as an “analytics operating system.” The Data Science Experience is specifically focused SparkR, SparkSQL and…


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