Apache Arrow to Accelerate Open Source Big Data Analytics

Sean Michael

Updated · Feb 18, 2016

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

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Sean Michael
Sean Michael

Sean Michael is a writer who focuses on innovation and how science and technology intersect with industry, technology Wordpress, VMware Salesforce, And Application tech. TechCrunch Europas shortlisted her for the best tech journalist award. She enjoys finding stories that open people's eyes. She graduated from the University of California.