Tag Archives: Spark

Cisco positions Spark at the heart of enterprise work

The closely watched launch on Wednesday of Microsoft’s Teams, a rival to chat platforms Slack and HipChat, shows how important this kind of collaboration is for any company that wants to dominate workday life. Cisco Systems is no exception. On … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Spark Summit Preview, Tableau Comes To Android: Big Data Roundup

The Spark Summit heads to San Francisco. Tableau is bringing its mobile client to Android. Microsoft Ventures eyes machine learning startups. We have all this and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week ended June 5, 2016. InformationWeek: … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cisco’s Spark grows into a phone and meeting platform for the cloud

Cisco Systems is rethinking its collaboration tools from the bottom up, turning the lowly Spark text-messaging app into a cloud-based platform that includes videoconferencing and the core features of an enterprise phone system. Spark, which debuted last year as an … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

With Cloud Dataproc, Google promises a Hadoop or Spark cluster in 90 seconds

Getting insights out of big data is typically neither quick nor easy, but Google is aiming to change all that with a new, managed service for Hadoop and Spark. Cloud Dataproc, which the search giant launched into open beta on … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cloudera Sees Spark Emerging As Hadoop Engine

Cloudera launches the One Platform Initiative to advance Spark as the data processing successor to MapReduce inside Hadoop. InformationWeek: Cloud

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

IBM Strengthens Effort to Support Open Source Spark for Machine Learning

IBM is providing substantial resources to the Apache Software Foundation’s Spark project to prepare the platform for machine learning tasks, like pattern recognition and classification of objects. The company plans to offer Bluemix Spark as a service and has dedicated … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment