Semantive partners with Databricks

One of the perks of working at Semantive is the number of opportunities to travel abroad. At July 2018 three of us traveled to Paris to polish skills in delivering Apache Spark training during a Train The Trainer (T3) workshop organized by Databricks and lead by a senior instructor. The workshop was focused on delivery …

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Docker images for Apache Spark

We use both Docker and Apache Spark quite often in our projects. Recently we had to use the newest version of Spark (2.1.0) in one of them in a dockerized environment.  Since – by the time of resolving the issue – we did not find any image satisfying all our needs, we decided to create …

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Spark Summit Europe 2016 review

Spark Summit Europe took place in Brussels, Belgium just about a week ago. I had a pleasure to be there for conference days where I attended mostly Data Science track, as this is our bread and butter in Semantive. This summit could be summarized in a couple of words: Spark 2.0 and Streaming, as it …

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