Minio vs Apache Spark: What are the differences?
Developers describe Minio as "AWS S3 open source alternative written in Go". Minio is an object storage server compatible with Amazon S3 and licensed under Apache 2.0 License. On the other hand, Apache Spark is detailed as "Fast and general engine for large-scale data processing". Spark is a fast and general processing engine compatible with Hadoop data. It can run in Hadoop clusters through YARN or Spark's standalone mode, and it can process data in HDFS, HBase, Cassandra, Hive, and any Hadoop InputFormat. It is designed to perform both batch processing (similar to MapReduce) and new workloads like streaming, interactive queries, and machine learning.
Minio can be classified as a tool in the "Cloud Storage" category, while Apache Spark is grouped under "Big Data Tools".
Minio and Apache Spark are both open source tools. Apache Spark with 22.3K GitHub stars and 19.3K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Minio with 16.7K GitHub stars and 1.56K GitHub forks.
Uber Technologies, 9GAG, and Hootsuite are some of the popular companies that use Apache Spark, whereas Minio is used by AgFlow, codebeat, and Minio. Apache Spark has a broader approval, being mentioned in 263 company stacks & 111 developers stacks; compared to Minio, which is listed in 19 company stacks and 12 developer stacks.
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