In this webcast, Reynold Xin from Databricks will be speaking about Apache Spark's new 2.0 major release.
The major themes for Spark 2.0 are:
- Unified APIs: Emphasis on building up higher level APIs including the merging of DataFrame and Dataset APIs
- Structured Streaming: Simplify streaming by building continuous applications on top of DataFrames allow us to unify streaming, interactive, and batch queries.
- Tungsten Phase 2: Speed up Apache Spark by 10X