A guide to Apache's Spark Streaming

Apache Spark is an open source cluster computing framework. In contrast to Hadoop’s two-stage disk-based MapReduce paradigm, Spark’s in-memory primitives provide performance up to 100 times faster for certain applications.read more

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Security updates for Thursday

By jake

Arch Linux has updated glibc
(code execution).

Fedora has updated chrony (F21:
three vulnerabilities), gnupg2 (F20: denial
of service), java-1.7.0-openjdk (F20:
unspecified), java-1.8.0-openjdk (F21:
unspecified), kernel (F21; F20: denial of service), ntp (F20: two vulnerabilities), python (F20: denial of service from 2013), spatialite-tools (F21: three vulnerabilities),
and sqlite (F21: three vulnerabilities).

Oracle has updated kvm (OL5: two vulnerabilities).

From: LWN

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Wi-Fi software security bug could leave Android, Windows, Linux open to attack

By Sean Gallagher In an e-mail today to the Open Source Software Security (oss-security) mailing list, the maintainer of wireless network client code used by Android, the Linux and BSD Unix operating systems, and Windows Wi-Fi device drivers sent an urgent fix to a flaw that could allow attackers to crash devices or even potentially inject malicious software into their memory. The flaw could allow these sorts of attacks via a malicious wireless peer-to-peer network name.

From: LXer

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