Press Release  |  June 30, 2014

ClearStory Data Epitomizes Strength of Apache Spark for Fast-Cycle

Multi-Source Analysis at Spark Summit 2014

ClearStory’s Native Integration of Apache Spark Continues to Advance Speed of Disparate Data Analysis,
Harmonizing Internal and External Data

MENLO PARK, CA. — June 30, 2014 — ClearStory Data, the company that’s bringing Data Intelligence to everyone, invites you to Spark Summit 2014 to learn more about how multi-source analysis is dramatically faster with Apache Spark-based solutions like ClearStory Data.

ClearStory’s solution has been natively integrated Apache Spark from the start, recognizing the advantages of Apache Spark while it was still just a project in Berkeley’s AMPLab. The recent release of Spark 1.0 is further evidence that developments in Spark will accelerate large-scale diverse data analysis. ClearStory’s participation and sponsorship of the Spark Summit offers attendees an opportunity to hear from the leading users of Spark about where it’s heading and how to use Spark in a variety of applications.

“Spark 1.0 is a fantastic milestone for Apache Spark developers and the community in general, and our several-year investment in Apache Spark is evidence of its strength for fast processing of data at scale,” said Vaibhav Nivargi, Technical Co-founder of ClearStory Data. “Spark 1.0 marks an important stage in its evolution, making imperative advancements for fast in-memory processing, especially given the increased urgency for enterprises to do fast analysis and discovery across diverse data.”

“For the promise of big data to be realized, data processing needs the right framework to finally make diagnosis and discovery with large and numerous data sets easy,” said Ion Stoica, CEO and Co-founder of Databricks, the company founded by the creators of Apache Spark and leading Spark developments. “The ClearStory Data platform is built natively on Spark in order to attain raw speed for data harmonization at scale, empowering companies to interact and explore data at speeds previously not possible.”

To learn more about why Apache Spark will be a winner for fast-cycle analysis and Spark 1.0, read the latest blog post ‘On the Meaning of Spark 1.0’ and visit ClearStory Data’s booth in the Summit’s exhibit hall.

What:               Spark Summit 2014

When:              June 30 – July 1, 2014

Where:            Booth #8

The Westin St. Francis
335 Powell Street
San Francisco, California 94102

For more information on the 2014 Spark Summit:

About ClearStory Data

ClearStory Data provides the first Data Intelligence solution that delivers a fast and easy way to access, discover, harmonize, interactively analyze, and collaboratively explore data, from diverse internal and external data sources. ClearStory’s solution is an integrated Application and Platform that radically changes how people consume data from corporate and external sources, to accelerate the pace of informed and intelligent decision-making. Anyone and any organization can use ClearStory to speed the constant cycle of question to data-driven answers. The company is backed by investments from Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Khosla Ventures, DAG Ventures and Silicon Valley industry leaders. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @ClearStoryData.

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