Philly ETE 2014 – Dean Wampler – Why Spark Is the Next Top (Compute) Model

Spark provides two important benefits compared to MapReduce. First, its performance is significantly better than MapReduce. We’ll discuss why. Second, because Spark is implemented in Scala and rooted in the world of functional programming, it provides better, more composable primitives that make it easier for developers to create a wide variety of high-performance applications. We’ll discuss these primitives and look at some example applications.

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