Apache Spark Streaming Review

Efficient, better then average, but overly developer-focused

What is our primary use case?

The primary use of the solution is to implement predictive maintenance qualities. 

What is most valuable?

The solution is better than average and some of the valuable features include efficiency and stability.

What needs improvement?

There could be an improvement in the area of the user configuration section, it should be less developer-focused and more business user-focused. For example, it is still not plug and play and use as some of the cloud offerings that come ready to use. It is not up there in the reading leading edge.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for approximately one and a half year. 

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is very stable.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is developer-focused but it is not very complex. I can set up a stream in less than an hour. It will stream but It will not be a production-ready stream.

What other advice do I have?

I rate Apache Spark Streaming a six out of ten. 

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud

If public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud, which cloud provider do you use?

Microsoft Azure

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

Latest version
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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