How to increase Spark memory for execution?

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I need to increase the memory for execution and storage because I am facing a lot of spills. How can I do it?
Mar 7 in Apache Spark by Rishi
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Probably the spill is because you have less memory allocated for execution. You can increase this as follows:

val sc = new SparkContext(new SparkConf())
./bin/spark-submit <all your existing options> --spark.memory.fraction=0.7
answered Mar 7 by Pavitra

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