Bill Davis
Sr Marketing Specialist

Bill is a senior marketing specialist based out of San Diego, CA. He’s been with SAS since 1991. The first 11 years in outside sales and the last 13 in marketing. Bill currently is responsible for marketing efforts surrounding the topic areas of big data and Hadoop.

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MapReduce vs. Apache Spark vs. SQL: Your questions answered here and at #StrataHadoop

As the big data era continues to evolve, Hadoop remains the workhorse for distributed computing environments. MapReduce has been the dominant workload in Hadoop, but Spark -- due to its superior in-memory performance -- is seeing rapid acceptance and growing adoption. As the Hadoop ecosystem matures, users need the flexibility to use either traditional MapReduce