Apache Spark rises to become most active open source project in big data

Adoption interest in Spark has topped MapReduce, says a new survey. What’s supporting interest is the need for speed, boosting agility, and revenues.

Apache Spark continues to attract attention in the big data world, where it’s expected to help drive the next wave of innovation. A survey on Hadoop from big data company Syncsort showed that 70% of survey participants are most interested in Spark, higher even than MapReduce, the current adoption leader, at 55%.

Author: Brian Taylor

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