Sparking a language debate

The revolution of Spark is igniting an vigorous debate within the data operations, data science and analytic professionals community. Spark supports of 4 different programming languages (not including SQL), making choosing a programming language difficult. Although...

Apache Spark 1.5.1 Released

Less than a month after the initial 1.5 series release, the first maintenance has been released. It contains a number of bug and performance fixes, many related to the new DataFrame and Tungsten functionality added in 1.5.0. It is recommended that all users using...