Splice Machine Adds Spark Capabilities to its Platform

Splice Machine is releasing a new update to its relational database platform that will combine the power and flexibility of Hadoop and Spark.“Our version 2.0 takes our first version which scaled out on the Hadoop stack. Now, we are adding a new computation engine on HBase which is Spark,” said Monte Zweben, co-founder and CEO of Splice Machine. “The benefit is that someone can use us as a regular SQL database management system and we will automatically take their queries and forward them to the proper computational engine for fast transactional types of updates.”Version 2.0 of Splice Machine’s platform will deliver a database solution that incorporates the scalability of Hadoop, ANSI SQL, support for ACID transactions, and the in-memory performance of Spark.The new, flexible hybrid database enables businesses to perform…


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