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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

New York

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...

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