Apache recently released the first 2.x line of Apache Spark. Of the many updates that improve performance, a number of API changes tell the story of the move to 2.0. A new Structured Streaming API and the consolidation of existing APIs provide new capabilities and simplified use.
Twenty Two APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Content Management, Machine Learning, Books, Shipping and Tickets. Highlights include two Microsoft Cognitive Services APIs and Tickemaster APIs. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.