SOURCE: Skytree


November 04, 2014 09:00 ET

Skytree Teams Up With Databricks to Enhance Skytree Infinity's Performance With Spark

Skytree Infinity™ Announces Certification on Spark From Databricks, Bringing Best-in-Class Machine Learning to Interactive Data

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 4, 2014) -  Skytree®, the Machine Learning Company®, today announced that it is partnering with Databricks, the creators and driving force behind the powerful open source Apache Spark processing engine. Skytree has successfully been Databricks-certified to work with Apache Spark, enabling enterprises to benefit from best-in-class machine learning for interactive workloads.

"Skytree Infinity enables enterprises to derive actionable intelligence from their big data assets, faster and more accurately with machine learning. Spark is increasingly important to enterprises for deriving value from big data assets. Partnering more closely with Databricks ensures that Spark users have a next-generation platform for enhanced automation, performance and integration for their analytics needs," said Terison Gregory, senior director of product management at Skytree.

The Skytree Infinity platform makes it easier than ever for enterprises to inject high value machine learning capabilities into their business processes through a comprehensive REST API layer and pre-built Python and Java SDKs. With the Databricks partnership and Spark certification, Skytree Infinity has increased the platforms' ability to work with interactive data and bring high performance, enterprise grade Machine Learning to Spark.

"Spark's ability to deliver a unified platform that combines sophisticated analytics, ease of use and high-performance has quickly made it the de facto standard for developers and enterprises," said Arsalan Tavakoli-Shiraji, customer engagement lead at Databricks. "The Skytree Infinity platform, now 'Certified on Spark,' is a terrific example of delivering additional value on top of Spark to help enterprises achieve deeper insights faster."

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Skytree® -- The Machine Learning Company® is disrupting the advanced analytics market with a machine learning platform that gives organizations the power to discover deep analytic insights, predict future trends, make recommendations and reveal untapped markets and customers. Advanced analytics is quickly becoming a strategic technology in the age of Big Data. Backed by investments from US Venture Partners, Javelin Venture Partners, Samsung, UPS and In-Q-Tel, Skytree is at the forefront with enterprise-grade machine learning.

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