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From "Marko Bonaci (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (SPARK-6646) Spark 2.0: Rearchitecting Spark for Mobile Platforms
Date Thu, 09 Apr 2015 20:37:13 GMT


Marko Bonaci commented on SPARK-6646:

Wait a minute, don't postpone this one just yet. Hardest problems often give the biggest yields.
Other players in the space, spurred (and a bit frightened) by your announcement, already started

Nobody wants to be left behind, so strategies are being worked on:

bq. Cloudera Wearables ^tm^

> Spark 2.0: Rearchitecting Spark for Mobile Platforms
> ----------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: SPARK-6646
>                 URL:
>             Project: Spark
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Project Infra
>            Reporter: Reynold Xin
>            Assignee: Reynold Xin
>            Priority: Blocker
>         Attachments: Spark on Mobile - Design Doc - v1.pdf
> Mobile computing is quickly rising to dominance, and by the end of 2017, it is estimated
that 90% of CPU cycles will be devoted to mobile hardware. Spark’s project goal can be accomplished
only when Spark runs efficiently for the growing population of mobile users.
> Designed and optimized for modern data centers and Big Data applications, Spark is unfortunately
not a good fit for mobile computing today. In the past few months, we have been prototyping
the feasibility of a mobile-first Spark architecture, and today we would like to share with
you our findings. This ticket outlines the technical design of Spark’s mobile support, and
shares results from several early prototypes.
> Mobile friendly version of the design doc:

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