I’m an unabashed Apache Spark fanboy, but it’s good intellectual hygiene to know about the technical alternatives. Apache Ignite is one that has slipped beneath my radar. Konstantin Boudnik contrasts Ignite and Spark:
Complimentary to my earlier post on Apache Ignite in-memory file-system and caching capabilities I would like to cover the main differentiation points of the Ignite and Spark. I see questions like this coming up repeatedly. It is easier to have them answered, so you don’t need to fish around the net for the answers.
Clearly not from a native English speaker, but definitely worth the read.