Category: Winter Internship 2015

IBM Strengthens Effort to Support Open Source Spark for Machine Learning

IBM is providing substantial resources to the Apache Software Foundation’s Spark project to prepare the platform for machine learning tasks, like pattern recognition and classification of objects. The company plans to offer Bluemix Spark as a service and has dedicated 3,500 researchers and developers to assist in its preservation and further development. In 2009, AMPLab…
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Amazon EMR Update – Apache Spark 1.5.2, Ganglia, Presto, Zeppelin, and Oozie

Today we are announcing Amazon EMR release 4.2.0, which adds support for Apache Spark 1.5.2, Ganglia 3.6 for Apache Hadoop and Spark monitoring, and new sandbox releases for Presto (0.125), Apache Zeppelin (0.5.5), and Apache Oozie (4.2.0). New Applications in Release 4.2.0 Amazon EMR provides an easy way to install and configure distributed big data…
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Apache Spark 1.5.2 and new versions of Ganglia monitoring, Presto, Zeppelin, and Oozie now available in Amazon EMR

You can now deploy new applications on your Amazon EMR cluster. Amazon EMR release 4.2.0 now offers Ganglia 3.6, an upgraded version of Apache Spark (1.5.2), and upgraded sandbox releases of Apache Oozie (4.2.0), Presto (0.125), and Apache Zeppelin (0.5.5). Ganglia provides resource utilization monitoring for Hadoop and Spark. Oozie 4.2.0 includes several new features,…
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3 key ways Hadoop is evolving

Hot themes at the Strata+Hadoop World conference reflect the shift for the big data platform The Strata+Hadoop World 2015 conference in New York this week was subtitled “Make Data Work,” but given how Hadoop world’s has evolved over the past year (even over the past six months) another apt subtitle might have been “See Hadoop…
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IBM Adds VMware Support to Advance Hybrid Cloud

IBM advanced its hybrid cloud capabilities by announcing a new cloud offering with VMware that enables enterprises to extend their existing on-premises VMware infrastructure into the IBM Cloud through VMware NSX.IBM said the offering, which includes monthly billing and processor-based pricing, enables customers to easily move workloads and applications across IBM’s global network of cloud data centers without…
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