Apache Spark

Apache Spark is a general purpose, high performance clustering analytics engine that allocates resources and distributes work across a set of processes and tasks. It is organized as a set core functions that underpin a collection of functional libraries.

Spark stack

Spark was originally released through the IBM z/OS Platform for Apache Spark offering in March of 2016.

New Product

The replacement for IzODA Apache Spark is the IBM Z Platform for Apache Spark (PID 5698-SPK).

You can learn about this product here, here and here.


Instructions for migrating from IzODA Spark to the IBM Z Platform for Apache Spark can be found here.