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Hack The Future

On Thursday December 8th Cronos organised their annual Hack The Future Event. This experience-driven hackathon at the unique location of the Fort in Edegem is an unique opportunity for students to get a taste of the inspiring jobs that awaits them. Prizes include job offers, paid trips and new equipment. Eight teams took on the Big Data challenge organised by Big Industries.


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Big Data processing with Apache Spark


What is Spark?

Apache Spark is an open source big data processing framework built around speed, ease of use, and sophisticated analytics. It was originally developed in 2009 in UC Berkeley’s AMPLab, and open sourced in 2010 as an Apache project.

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