What it can do for your business

Apache® Spark™ is an open-source cluster computing framework optimized for extremely fast and large scale data processing. Developed in the AMPLab at UC Berkeley, Apache Spark can help reduce data interaction complexity, increase processing speed and enhance mission-critical applications with deep intelligence. To get started, refer to the "Quick start guide to Apache Bigtop on IBM Cloud OpenPOWER" under the Resources section.

Innovate Faster

Apache Spark delivers 100x the performance of Apache Hadoop for certain workloads because of its advanced in-memory computing engine.

Easy to Use and Powerful

Apache Spark's Streaming and SQL programming models backed by MLlib and GraphX make it incredibly easy to build apps that exploit machine learning and graph analytics.

Open technology

The OpenPOWER Foundation enables GPU, CAPI Flash, RDMA, FPGA acceleration and machine learning innovation optimizing performance for Apache Spark workloads

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