Apache Spark is among the Hadoop ecosystem technologies acting as catalysts for broader adoption of big data infrastructure. Now, Looker — a vendor of business intelligence software — has announced support for Spark and other Hadoop technologies. The goal? To speed up access to the data that fuels business decision making.
… Looker’s announcement of support for these additional Hadoop ecosystem technologies lets organizations “leave data in Hadoop and process it at speed and at scale,” said James Haight, principal analyst at Blue Hill Research, in an interview with InformationWeek.