Spark-Powered Splice Machine Goes Open Source
Splice Machine, the relational SQL database system that uses Hadoop and Spark to provide high-speed results, is nowavailable in an open source edition.
Version 2.0 of Splice Machine added Spark to speed up OLAP-style workloads while still processing conventional OLTP workloads with HBase. The open source version, distributed under the Apache 2.0 license, supplies both engines and most of Splice Machine's other features, including Apache Kafka streaming support. However, it omits a few enterprise-level options like encryption, Kerberos support, column-level access control, and backup/restore functionality.
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