Spark and Shark


Over the last few months there has been a few articles on Spark.  The interesting thing about Spark is that its bias to in-memory.  IBM developerWorks has an article on Spark data analytics, “Spark, an alternative for fast data analytics“, which provides some insight into Spark.  Of interest is that Spark is implemented in Scala.  Amazon provides support for Spark, Shark and Mesos – see details here.

One can see the advantages of Spark, and thus I’m curious if anyone in financial services has tired leveraging Spark for possible risk management…

~ by mdavey on June 25, 2013.

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