Apache Spark continues to gain momentum in today's big data analytics landscape. Although a relatively newer entry to the realm, Apache Spark has earned immense popularity among enterprises and data Analysts within a short period. Apache Spark is one of the most active open source big data projects. The reason behind is its versatility and diversity of use. Spark is admired for many reasons by developers and analysts to quickly query, analyze and transform data at scale.
R language is the world's most widely used programming language for statistical analysis, predictive modeling and data science. It's popularity is claimed in many recent surveys and studies. R programming language is getting powerful day by day as number of supported packages grows. Some of big IT companies such as Microsoft and IBM have also started developing packages on R and offering enterprise version of R. What is R? R is a free language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. You can perform a variety of tasks using R language.
You'd be forgiven for thinking it's a sequel -- a "Part Deux," so to speak. But in fact, this is Forrester's inaugural Data Strategy & Insights event. Because, frankly, you've been to other conferences. You've been duped by other headlines. But we'll actually be tackling insights to action, starting with Brandon Purcell's keynote, "Come Together To Deliver The Next Best Experience" -- for real this time.