Big Data Benchmark: Google Cloud Dataflow Beats Apache Spark

Big Data consultancy Mammoth Data today published a benchmark study that shows Google’s Cloud Dataflow service outperforms the extremely popular open source data processing engine, Apache Spark.

Google hired the company to perform the Benchmarking Google Cloud Dataflow study of its fully managed data processing service and programming model. While Dataflow is a paid service, its API was recently accepted by the Apache Software Foundation as an incubation project called Apache Beam, after being submitted early this year.

Author: David Ramel

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