- A Community Event for Innovative Spark Apps: A Datapalooza Dispatch - Nov 12, 2015.
Datapalooza, which is holding its inaugural event this week in San Francisco, is proving to be a seedbed for innovation apps in the Spark community. James Kobielus describes the highlights.
- Spark + SETI: Amping up Spark SQL with Parquets - Oct 21, 2015.
Spark SQL is a great component for data scientists as it simplifies the querying large distributed datasets. Learn how to integrate it with Parquets, which we have found to significantly improve the performance of sparse-column queries.