In this special guest feature, Matei Zaharia, CTO of Databricks and Creator of Apache Spark, explores open-source Apache Spark ‘s status in the Hadoop community.
Databricks, the company founded by the creators of Apache Spark—the powerful open-source processing engine that provides blazingly fast and sophisticated analytics—announced today the launch of Databricks Cloud, a cloud platform built around Apache Spark. In addition to this launch, the company is announcing the close of $33 million in series B funding led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) with follow-on investment from Andreessen Horowitz.
DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra to the enterprise, recently announced a partnership with Databricks, the company founded by the creators of Apache Spark. As the database industry’s first partnership to integrate Spark and Cassandra, DataStax and Databricks will deliver significantly faster analytics to users of both open source technologies and enable today’s most progressive businesses to deliver highly personalized online customer experiences.
MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced a strategic partnership with Databricks and the addition of the complete Apache Spark technology stack to the MapR Distribution.
Alpine Data Labs, a leader in Advanced Analytics Software on Big Data and Hadoop, announced today that it is one of the first Enterprise Advanced Analytics Platforms to be certified by Databricks on Apache Spark.
The video below comes to us from the Strata Conference 2014: How Companies are Using Spark, and Where the Edge in Big Data Will Be. While the first big data systems made a new class of applications possible, organizations must now compete on the speed and sophistication with which they can draw value from data. […]
Strata + Hadoop World Conference 2013 (New York City) Coverage Cloudera, a prominent player in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop, today unveiled Cloudera Connect: Cloud, an expanded Cloudera Connect Partner Program to support deployment of Hadoop in public cloud environments. Cloudera has recently issued a series of separate strategic partnership announcements with […]
A team of professors that has created the in-memory Spark and Shark platforms for analyzing big data has raised nearly $13.9 million to commercialize those products. The company is still in stealth mode, but it’s called Databricks and Andreessen Horowitz led the round. The only information on the company’s website is – We are using cutting-edge […]