Strata + Hadoop World: Databricks’ annual Spark survey, MapR’s Converged Data Platform …

Apache Spark is reaching more users in new places, according to a recently released report. Databricks announced the results of its second annual Apache Spark survey, which revealed Spark is increasingly being used in the public cloud, streaming and machine learning. “Since inception, Spark’s core mission has been to make Big Data simple and accessible for everyone—for organizations of all sizes and across all industries. And we have not deviated from that mission,” said Matei Zaharia, creator of Apache Spark and chief technologist for Databricks. “I’m excited to see more Apache Spark deployments in the cloud and interest from users to build real-time applications using Spark Streaming, machine learning libraries, and other components, tackling complex problems across a broad range of industries.” (Related: Big Data innovations at Strata + Hadoop…


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