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Could someone tell me whether Spark is a Big Data tool?

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No, Spark is not a Big Data tool but it’s a framework designed to process large sets of data with much more efficiency than Hadoop could ever achieve. Spark processes large sets of data 100 times faster than Hadoop according to an industry survey.

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