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Finding a Spark at Yahoo!

by Nick Heudecker  |  December 19, 2013

Recently I had an opportunity to learn a little more about Apache Spark, a new in-memory cluster computing system originally developed at theĀ UC Berekeley AMPlab. By moving data into memory, Spark improves performance for tasks like interactive data analysis and iterative machine learning. These improvements are especially pronounced when comparing them to a batch oriented, […]

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