Business Intelligence

The Next Wave of Intelligent Applications, Powered by Apache Spark

Provided by IBM

Category Business Intelligence

Type White Paper

Length 4

Publish Date June 12 2015

Date posted March 21 2016


Apache Spark - an open source project - is an application framework for doing highly iterative analysis that scales to large volumes of data. Through its powerful engine and tooling, Apache Spark significantly lowers the barrier to entry for building analytics applications. This brief introduces the Apache Spark platform and explains how it can be used to create analytics applications based on machine learning.

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