Tue, 05/17/2016 - 12:00 By emziemer

Neale Ferguson, of Sine Nomine Associates, reports that, as part of an ongoing research project, he has released a Spark container for Linux on System z. IBM announced new support for Spark March 29, 2016 at the Strata + Hadoop World summit.

Maria Deutscher, of SiliconANGLE, discusses IBM's new software bundle which makes "it more feasible for organizations to run Apache Spark on their System z mainframes" in the article IBM wants to let companies run Spark on their mainframes.

The ClefOS 7 dockerfile for Apache Spark from Sine Nomine Associates is available for free download.

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