IBM makes huge bet on open source software for big data analysis
Investment in Apache Spark will strengthen company's position in the market for big data tools, say analysts
Tue, Jun 16, 2015 - 5:50 AM
THE IBM "endorsement effect" has often shaped the computer industry over the years. In 1981, when IBM entered the personal computer business, the company decisively pushed an upstart technology into the mainstream.
In 2000, open source operating system Linux was viewed...