What Does IBM’s Embrace Of Apache Spark Mean To IBM i?
September 21, 2015 Alex Woodie
IBM is actively embracing a new software framework called Apache Spark as the core engine powering predictive analytics application going forward. The big data world has gone absolutely gaga over Spark, and Big Blue has even put Spark on the venerable z/OS mainframe. But where does that leave its little brother, the IBM i platform?
Apache Spark, if you’re not familiar, is hands down the hottest technology at the moment in the world of big data analytics. The open source project is so popular because it implements a relatively easy to use framework for running in-memory analytic workloads across