Spark's data processing technology has become a core component of many big data systems. The unified analytics engine is widely used by enterprises and ISPs at massive scale.
Spark's developers focused on performance optimizations, such as leveraging in-memory computing to set new benchmarks in processing large data sets. The solution also holds a record for large-scale sorting of data stored on disk.
Users can access Spark's capabilities for transforming and manipulating data through a set of APIs.