We’re proud to announce the release of Apache Spark 0.8.0. Spark 0.8.0 is a major release that includes many new capabilities and usability improvements. It’s also our first release under the Apache incubator. It is the largest Spark release yet, with contributions from 67 developers and 24 companies. Major new features include an expanded monitoring framework and UI, a machine learning library, and support for running Spark inside of YARN.