Apache Spark has gained huge industry support, while continuing to have deficits in enterprise readiness. With its One Platform Initiaitive, Cloudera has concretely declared its intention to remedy those shortcomings.
Cloudera proclaimed some time ago that it saw Apache Spark as the future of Big Data. It predicted, and committed to help bring about, a world where most Hadoop ecosystem components would run on the memory-centric Spark processing engine and would rid themselves of their dependency on MapReduce.
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