Big Data requires processing huge amounts of data. Intel Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (aka AVX2) promoted most Intel AVX 128-bits integer SIMD instruction sets to 256-bits.
The Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) Laboratory is focused on futuristic vehicles such as airplanes and spacecraft that travel at high speeds.
My current gig is mostly about performance. I manage a group of software engineers dedicated to the languages becoming really important to the cloud and the datacenter.
BigDL runs natively on Apache Spark*, and because Qubole* offers a greatly enhanced and optimized Spark as a service, it makes for a perfect deployment platform.