Impetus' Analytics Platform Extends to Work with Multiple Apache Projects
Impetus Technologies, a big data solutions company, has announced StreamAnalytix 2.0, featuring support for Apache Spark Streaming, in addition to the current support for Apache Storm. Streaming data analytics has become a big deal, especially with the Internet of Things and other emerging technologies helping to produce torrents of streaming data that enterprises need to make sense of.
Impetus' platform is open source-based, and here are more details on how enterprises can leverage it along with tools like Spark.
Among stream processing engines, Spark Streaming is gaining popularity, while Apache Storm has been in production deployments for many years and is a robust, proven, widely used option. StreamAnalytix 2.0 has an existing visual integrated development and application-monitoring environment and works with multiple streaming engines. It can also accommodate newer engines.
The tool is positioned around the trend toward users demanding to use multiple types of analytics engines in tandem.
"Over the past 18 months, we have worked with a number of global enterprises to implement real-time decision support and analytics applications on high-throughput streaming data sources in the areas of customer analytics and operational intelligence. In many instances, we were seeing use cases that are best optimized by utilizing different stream processing paradigms," said Anand Venugopal, head of product for StreamAnalytix at Impetus Technologies. "Specifically, some required the low-latency, event-level processing that only Apache Storm could address. In other cases, the micro-batch architecture of Apache Spark Streaming with its leverage of Spark SQL and MLlib for machine learning was the best fit. We are excited about offering a platform that now simplifies those tradeoffs by incorporating both technologies under one easy and uniform user experience."
StreamAnalytix has focused on the Internet of Things (IoT), sensor data analytics, ecommerce and Internet advertising, security, fraud, insurance claim validation, credit-line management, call center analytics, business activity monitoring, and log analytics.
StreamAnalytix 2.0 will be generally available by the end of March. For more information, visit: http://streamanalytix.com/spark_streaming_support.