Apache Arrow Set to Accelerate Big Data Analytics

New Top Level Project at Apache debuts offering the promise of increasing the speed of analytics processing by over 100x.

The Apache Software Foundation is rolling out a new top level project this week, and it’s one that didn’t first have to undergo the typical project incubation phase. Apache Arrow, an effort to build columnar in-memory analytics technology that could dramatically accelerate Big Data analytics, is launching with support from 13 major open source Big Data projects.