New big data tools for machine learning spring from home of Spark and Mesos

If the University of California, Berkeley’s AMPLab doesn’t ring bells, perhaps some of its projects will: Spark and Mesos.

AMPLab was planned all along as a five-year computer science research initiative, and it closed down as of last November after running its course. But a new lab is opening up in its wake: RISELab, another five-year project at UC Berkely with some major financial backing and with the stated goal of “focus[ing] intensely for five years on systems that provide Real-time Intelligence with Secure Execution [RISE].”

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from InfoWorld Big Data