Big Data has emerged from being a buzzword to becoming the norm for almost every business encompassing most of the industries. As Big Data has engulfed the industry, leading businesses are looking for easier and efficient ways to analyze and utilize the huge amounts of data at their disposal. Of course, Apache Hadoop, the powerful open source software framework, is the savior.
There are various approaches in the world of big data which make it even more complex yet interesting. As Big Data has matured over the past few years, so has the need for different approaches to manipulate and process data and its vastness. Hadoop MapReduce and Apache Spark are two such approaches.