Infoworld: Five Reasons to Turn to Spark for Big Data Analytics

Industry publication “Infoworld” has a nice article by Peter Schlampp of Platfora discussing why Spark is the right platform for processing Big Data.   The article concludes:

Right now we are only at the beginning of the “age of Spark.” As businesses begin to truly leverage Spark’s potential, we can expect to see Spark solidify its position as one of the core technologies for any big data analytics environment, and the Spark ecosystem continue to grow accordingly. Businesses looking to bring advanced and real-time analytics to big data sets should be looking into Spark now.

No mention of the AMPLab in there, but we all know where it came from…