IBM Ramps Up Apache Spark at SC15

Rick Janowski, IBM In this video, Rick Janowski from IBM describes how the company is doubling down on Apache Spark for Big Data analytics. “At the core of this commitment, IBM plans to embed Spark into its industry-leading Analytics and Commerce platforms, and to offer Spark as a service on IBM Cloud. IBM will also put more than 3,500 IBM researchers and developers to work on Spark-related projects at more than a dozen labs worldwide; donate its breakthrough IBM SystemML machine learning technology to the Spark open source ecosystem; and educate more than one million data scientists and data engineers on Spark.” insideHPC: What is IBM doing with Apache Spark? Rick Janowski: IBM has made a major commitment with Apache Spark. We’re seeing that there’s a huge amount of…


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