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Apache Arrow to Accelerate Open Source Big Data Analytics

By Sean Michael Kerner     Feedback

Apache debuts top level open source Big Data analytics project that could make data analytics processing a hundred times faster.

The Apache Software Foundation is rolling out a new top level project this week, and it's one that didn't first have to undergo the typical project incubation phase. Apache Arrow, an effort to build columnar in-memory analytics technology that could dramatically accelerate Big Data analytics, is launching with support from 13 major open source Big Data projects.

In a podcast interview with Enterprise Apps Today, Jacques Nadeau, vice president of Apache Arrow and vice president of Apache Drill, discusses the new open source Big Data analytics project and why it could change the face of data processing.

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at Enterprise Apps Today and InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist


This article was originally published on February 18, 2016
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