News involving IBM

Spark throughput was highest when managed by IBM Spectrum Conductor with Spark.

5.5x to 212x better than prior best results in the scale benchmarks

IBM Platform Conductor for Spark comes out on top in this first test of throughput and fairness.

System sets 6 new response-time records (11 compared to other 2-socket systems)

2-socket Power8-based stack sets multiple performance records

Unaudited STAC-M3 Benchmark of Kx Systems kdb+ 2.8 with Violin Memory 3200 Series Storage Arrays using flash memory.