Embedded Self-Service Enhances the Growing Culture of Analytics

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Not long ago, effective data analytics were seen as a form of differentiation. Today they are table stakes, as companies become increasingly data-driven to help grow their businesses and remain competitive. As business intelligence in the enterprise shifts from the purview of data scientists and IT-led reporting into the hands of non-technical business users, agile […]

Announcing Machine Learning Model Export in Databricks

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In recent years, machine learning has become ubiquitous in industry and production environments. Both academic and industry institutions had previously focused on training and producing models, but the focus has shifted to productionizing the trained models. Now we hear more and more machine learning practitioners really trying to find the right model deployment options. In […]

Apache Spark 2.3 with Native Kubernetes Support

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This is a community blog from Anirudh Ramanathan and Palak Bhatia, software engineer and product manager respectively at Google, working in the Kubernetes team. They are part of the group of companies that contributed to native Kubernetes support for the Apache Spark 2.3. This post is cross-posted on blog.kubernetes.io Kubernetes and Big Data The open […]

Introducing Apache Spark 2.3 – The Databricks Blog

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Today we are happy to announce the availability of Apache Spark 2.3.0 on Databricks as part of its Databricks Runtime 4.0. We want to thank the Apache Spark community for all their valuable contributions to Spark 2.3 release. Continuing with the objectives to make Spark faster, easier, and smarter, Spark 2.3 marks a major milestone […]

Accelerate Innovation with Microsoft Azure Databricks

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It’s hard to believe that we are already three weeks into 2018. If you’re still struggling to get valuable insights from your data, now is the perfect time to try something new! We recently announced Azure Databricks, a fast, easy and collaborative Apache® Spark™ based analytics platform optimized for Azure. With Azure Databricks, you can help your […]