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From Ted Dunning <>
Subject Re: Mahout Vs Spark
Date Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:24:17 GMT
On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 3:04 PM, Mahesh Balija <>

> I am trying to differentiate between Mahout and Spark, here is the small
> list,
>   Features Mahout Spark  Clustering Y Y  Classification Y Y  Regression Y
> Y  Dimensionality Reduction Y Y  Java Y Y  Scala N Y  Python N Y  Numpy N
> Y  Hadoop Y Y  Text Mining Y N  Scala/Spark Bindings Y N/A  scalability Y
> Y

Mahout doesn't actually have strong features for clustering, classification
and regression. Mahout is very strong in recommendations (which you don't
mention) and dimensionality reduction.

Mahout does support scala in the development version.

What do you mean by support for Numpy?

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