How Spark enables an advanced Predictive Analytics platform for Business Analysts from Donal Daly

Singularities is developing a SaaS application focused on Business Analysts to really know their customer.
In this presentation we discuss why we chose Spark over Flink.
How we leverage a Lambda architecture with Spark to make the most efficient (and cost competitive) use of hosted resources. Our evolution off using different Machine Learning algorithms and how and why we use FPgrowth from MLLib today, and our future plans to incorporate additional Machine Learning algorithms.

We are currently running on Spark 1.6

Bio: Donal is a long time Database Geek, now Strategist, Technologist and Evangelist for Big Data.
CTO @ Singularities.
5+ years of Big Data experience as a Technologist & Evangelist for Big Data (Aster Data & Hadoop at Teradata) and from a consumer perspective (Full Tilt Poker).
Now focused on Singularities to bring their product to market.
Over 25 years systems software development experience including senior roles at Teradata, Informatica and Oracle (15 years).

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