Microsoft close ties with Apache Spark
The Redmond giant has announced, for example Spark for HDInsight Azure is now generally available and R Server for HDInsight continue its path in summer.
Microsoft not only leaves us news renounces products in order Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter. Also that is encouraging increase its relationship with the open source software and, specifically, with Apache Spark.
On the occasion of Spark Summit, the Redmond giant has increased its commitment to Spark when addressing issues such as Big Data and analytics.
For starters, it announced that Spark for HDInsight Azure is now generally available and R Server for HDInsight leave the preview mode soon, this summer. Thus, it should be easier to integrate Spark cloud and on-premise. R Server for HDInsight is intended to bring projects to the cloud quickly, within a few clicks, without adding hardware or require too much knowledge.
Other developments include the Microsoft R Client tool for scientific data and extended support of Spark in Power BI, while introducing additional support for Spark scenarios Streaming and publishing events instantly.
In addition, it is known that from this month R Server for Hadoop will be able to work with Microsoft R and with Spark.
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