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My company has over 400 Data Scientists and 1000s of Data Analysts.

Buy them a machine each at a cost of $40-60 billion ?

Or would it make more sense to buy one Spark cluster and then share the resources at a fraction of the cost.

I don’t get your numbers, getting one for 400 people is 40M, for thousands it may be 100-999M.

Still expensive, but much less than 40 billion.

He said $100k for each user but it's a dumb idea anyway.

We have a Spark cluster which supports all of those users for $10-$20k a month.

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