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Implementing a real-time, deep learning pipeline with Spark Streaming

With the current information age defining the third wave, we are facing an explosion of real-time data, which is in turn increasing demand for real-time analytics. A real-time analytics solution pipeline typically utilizes a streaming library and an analytics platform. Apache Spark is an open-source, distributed computing platform designed to run analytics payloads on a

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What is the third wave?

Futurist Alvin Toffler introduced the idea of the third wave in his 1980 book of the same name to interpret cultural shifts based on economic drivers: The first wave was the Agricultural Era, which lasted for a millennia. This was disrupted by the Industrial Era, which started in Western Europe in the seventeenth century. The Third

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