Akka in Spark

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I know what Akka is, does it play any role in Spark?
May 31, 2018 in Apache Spark by kurt_cobain
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Spark uses Akka basically for scheduling. All the workers request for a task to master after registering. The master just assigns the task. Here Spark uses Akka for messaging between the workers and masters.

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answered May 31, 2018 by Data_Nerd
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