Spark Is the Future of Hadoop, Cloudera Says

Apache Spark should be considered the default engine for Hadoop workloads going forward, taking the job that MapReduce held for many years, Cloudera announced today.

The Hadoop distributor also announced its “One Platform Initiative” to highlight the investments it’s making in Spark to boost its enterprise capabilities. The rapid rise of the Spark juggernaut has been a mixed blessing for Cloudera and other Hadoop distributors.

Author: Alex Woodie

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