What Should Apache Spark Mean to Your Business?

Apache Spark has quickly risen to prominence in the big data world. With more than 750 contributors from more than 200 organizations, Spark has become the largest open source community in big data.A number of large enterprises, like Amazon, Groupon, Baidu, Yahoo and others, have deployed Spark, and it’s been embraced by a number of enterprise vendors, like Cloudera and IBM.  And while Spark adoption is growing, plenty of business executives are left wondering, “What does Spark mean for my business?”Spark is a powerful technology, but in order to see whether Spark is a good fit, you must first know what Spark is and whether you should use it at all.To understand Spark, it helps to have context for how it came to be. The world of big data arrived…


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