How SMACK makes big data faster

John Leonard
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SMACK stands for Spark, Mesos, Akka, Cassandra and Kafka - a combination that's being adopted for 'fast data' problems, as Patrick McFadin of DataStax explains

If there's one thing that everyone agrees on, surely, it's that the world of technology desperately needs a new acronym. Fortunately one has just arrived - and it's a cracker. SMACK stands for S...

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