Enterprise Spark maturity is still a work in progress

There’s no doubt the maturity of Spark development for enterprises has come a long way, but it may still be too ‘techy’ for some businesses.

Apache Spark has been available as an open source project since 2010, but even though adoption has increased exponentially during that time, the distributed computing framework may still be finding its footing as a broadly applicable enterprise tool. For his part, Spark creator and co-founder of Databricks, Matei Zaharia, feels the readiness of enterprise is no longer an issue. “It’s not just being experimented with, but it’s actually being used,” he said in an interview at the Spark Summit East 2017 conference in Boston.

Author: Ed Burns


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