Apache Spark Competitors and Alternatives

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Bruno_Silva
Real User
Senior Principal at Timestamp, SA
Jan 29 2020

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features of this solution are ease of use and implementation. It is very visual. We can orchestrate all of the data flow right on the user interface. We can connect each processor that we design and we can make it quicker… more »

What needs improvement?

There should be a better way to integrate a development environment with local tools. Most of the development is done on the console. For example, in Spark, we can develop on our local desktop and then deploy it to another environment. The… more »

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It's an open-source solution.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We used other solutions previously, but this is the best one. It was more stable, it is easier to use and it deploys quickly.

What other advice do I have?

The architect needs to evaluate the entire architecture with this platform so eventually, we are left with our architects and we need to get approval from them to do that. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.
DulalMali
Real User
Big Data Analytics Practice head at BSE
Feb 11 2020

What is most valuable?

Overall the solution is excellent. The solution is continuing to evolve and mature over time.

What needs improvement?

The service is complex. This is due to the fact that it's a combination of a lot of technology. The solution needs to include graphing capabilities. Including financial charts would help improve everything overall.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The pricing of Apache is much more competitive than IBM.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I've also worked with Apache SQL and SAP. This solution is a much more scalable and adventurous solution. It's also faster than the others. We used to use IQ, but at the time it couldn't scale well, so we switched to IBM Appliance. Then we… more »

What other advice do I have?

We use both the on-premises and cloud deployment models. We have a relationship with Cloudera and use their distribution channels. We don't have a relationship with Apache. Spark SQL is a good product. However, users need to have the… more »
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