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Filtering a row in Spark DataFrame based on matching values from a list

Use the function as following: var notFollowingList=List(9.8,7,6,3 ...READ MORE

Jun 6, 2018 in Apache Spark by Shubham
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How to change the spark Session configuration in Pyspark?

You aren't actually overwriting anything with this ...READ MORE

Dec 14, 2020 in Apache Spark by Gitika
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How to create new column with function in Spark Dataframe?

val coder: (Int => String) = v ...READ MORE

Apr 5, 2019 in Apache Spark by anonymous

edited Apr 5, 2019 by Omkar 79,429 views
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Concatenate columns in apache spark dataframe

its late but this how you can ...READ MORE

Mar 21, 2019 in Apache Spark by anonymous
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How to replace null values in Spark DataFrame?

Hi, In Spark, fill() function of DataFrameNaFunctions class is used to replace ...READ MORE

Dec 15, 2020 in Apache Spark by MD
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groupByKey vs reduceByKey in Apache Spark.

ReduceByKey is the best for production. READ MORE

Mar 3, 2019 in Apache Spark by anonymous
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How to print the contents of RDD in Apache Spark?

Save it to a text file: line.saveAsTextFile("alicia.txt") Print contains ...READ MORE

Dec 10, 2018 in Apache Spark by Akshay
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Spark: Dataframe vs Dataset

Recently, there are two new data abstractions ...READ MORE

Jul 29, 2019 in Apache Spark by Jackie
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What is the difference between rdd and dataframes in Apache Spark ?

Comparison between Spark RDD vs DataFrame 1. Release ...READ MORE

Aug 28, 2018 in Apache Spark by shams
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use length function in substring in spark

You can use the function expr val data ...READ MORE

May 3, 2018 in Apache Spark by kurt_cobain
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map() vs flatMap() in Spark

Spark map function expresses a one-to-one transformation. ...READ MORE

Jun 17, 2019 in Apache Spark by vishal
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org.apache.spark.sql.AnalysisException: cannot resolve given input columns

The string Productivity has to be enclosed between single ...READ MORE

Jul 10, 2019 in Apache Spark by Tina
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What's the difference between 'filter' and 'where' in Spark SQL?

Both 'filter' and 'where' in Spark SQL ...READ MORE

May 23, 2018 in Apache Spark by nitinrawat895
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Reading a text file through spark data frame

Try this: val df = sc.textFile("HDFS://nameservice1/user/edureka_168049/Structure_IT/samplefile.txt") df.collect() val df = ...READ MORE

Jul 24, 2019 in Apache Spark by Suri
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Is there any efficient way of dealing null values during concat functionality of pyspark.sql version 2.3.4?

When you concatenate any string with a ...READ MORE

Nov 6, 2019 in Apache Spark by Rishi
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How to find the number of elements present in the array in a Spark DataFame column?

You can select the column and apply ...READ MORE

Jun 6, 2018 in Apache Spark by Shubham
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How to transpose Spark DataFrame?

Please check the below mentioned links for ...READ MORE

Jan 1, 2019 in Apache Spark by anonymous
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How can I convert Spark Dataframe to Spark RDD?

Assuming your RDD[row] is called rdd, you ...READ MORE

Jul 9, 2018 in Apache Spark by zombie
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org.apache.spark.sql.AnalysisException: cannot resolve "`id`" given input columns

I have used a header-less csv file ...READ MORE

Jul 14, 2019 in Apache Spark by Puneet
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How can I remove headers from dataframe?

You can use filter to do this. ...READ MORE

Feb 15, 2019 in Apache Spark by Aryan
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Sorting rows in descending order in Spark SQL

df.orderBy($"col".desc) - this works as well READ MORE

Jul 5, 2020 in Apache Spark by Sai
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py4j.protocol.Py4JError: org.apache.spark.api.python.PythonUtils.getEncryptionEnabled does not exist in the JVM

Using findspark is expected to solve the ...READ MORE

Jun 21, 2020 in Apache Spark by suvasish
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map vs mapValues in Spark

There is a difference between the two: mapValues ...READ MORE

Jun 29, 2018 in Apache Spark by nitinrawat895
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Why do we use sc.parallelize?

Spark revolves around the concept of a ...READ MORE

Jul 11, 2019 in Apache Spark by Suman
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Changing Column position in spark dataframe

Yes, you can reorder the dataframe elements. You need ...READ MORE

Apr 19, 2018 in Apache Spark by Ashish
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Error: No module named 'findspark'

Hi@akhtar, To import this module in your program, ...READ MORE

May 6, 2020 in Apache Spark by MD
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ImportError: No module named 'pyspark'

Hi@akhtar, By default pyspark in not present in ...READ MORE

May 6, 2020 in Apache Spark by MD
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Is it better to have one large parquet file or lots of smaller parquet files?

Ideally, you would use snappy compression (default) ...READ MORE

May 23, 2018 in Apache Spark by nitinrawat895
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Spark: java.sql.SQLException: No suitable driver

The missing driver is the JDBC one ...READ MORE

Jul 24, 2019 in Apache Spark by John
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is not a Parquet file. expected magic number at tail [80, 65, 82, 49] but found [51, 53, 10, 10]

Hi@akhtar, Here you are trying to read a ...READ MORE

Feb 3, 2020 in Apache Spark by MD
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Difference between createOrReplaceTempView and registerTempTable

I am pretty sure createOrReplaceTempView just replaced ...READ MORE

Sep 18, 2020 in Apache Spark by Nathan Mott
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Cache() vs persist() in Spark

The cache() is used only the default storage level ...READ MORE

Mar 8, 2019 in Apache Spark by Raj
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How to save and retrieve the Spark RDD from HDFS?

You can save the RDD using saveAsObjectFile and saveAsTextFile method. ...READ MORE

May 29, 2018 in Apache Spark by Shubham
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Can anyone explain fold() operation in Spark?

Fold in spark Fold is a very powerful ...READ MORE

Aug 23, 2018 in Apache Spark by samarth295
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what are the spark job and spark task and spark staging ?

In a Spark application, when you invoke ...READ MORE

Mar 18, 2019 in Apache Spark by Pavan
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I don't understand the reason behind Spark RDD being immutable.

There are few reasons for keeping RDD ...READ MORE

Apr 18, 2019 in Apache Spark by santlal561987@gmail.com
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Cannot load file to spark: "org.apache.spark.sql.AnalysisException: Path does not exist"

Since the file is in HDFS so ...READ MORE

Jul 31, 2019 in Apache Spark by Tina
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Lineage Graph in Spark

Whenever a series of transformations are performed ...READ MORE

Aug 28, 2018 in Apache Spark by shams
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Spark Error: java.lang.IllegalStateException: Cannot call methods on a stopped SparkContext.

There seems to be a problem with ...READ MORE

May 24, 2019 in Apache Spark by Jishan
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Difference between cogroup and full outer join in spark

Please go through the below explanation : Full ...READ MORE

Jul 14, 2019 in Apache Spark by Kiran
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Error : split value is not a member of org.apache.spark.sql.Row

var d=rdd2col.rdd.map(x=>x.split(",")) or val names=rd ...READ MORE

Aug 5, 2020 in Apache Spark by Ramkumar Ramasamy.
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How to select all columns with group by?

You can use the following to print ...READ MORE

Feb 19, 2019 in Apache Spark by Omkar
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What is Action in Spark?

Hi, Actions are RDD’s operation, that value returns ...READ MORE

Jul 3, 2019 in Apache Spark by Gitika
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How to use RDD filter with other function?

val x = sc.parallelize(1 to 10, 2)   // ...READ MORE

Aug 17, 2018 in Apache Spark by zombie
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Apache Spark vs Apache Spark 2

Spark 2 doesn't differ much architecture-wise from ...READ MORE

Apr 24, 2018 in Apache Spark by kurt_cobain
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Spark - repartition() vs coalesce()

It avoids a full shuffle. If it's ...READ MORE

Oct 11, 2018 in Apache Spark by nitinrawat895
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How to add third party java jars for use in PySpark?

You can add external jars as arguments ...READ MORE

Jul 4, 2018 in Apache Spark by nitinrawat895
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edited Nov 19, 2021 by Sarfaraz 7,158 views
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How to convert pyspark Dataframe to pandas Dataframe?

Hi@akhtar, To convert pyspark dataframe into pandas dataframe, ...READ MORE

May 7, 2020 in Apache Spark by MD
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What is the use of App class in Scala?

Hi, Scala provides a helper class, called App, that ...READ MORE

Jul 31, 2019 in Apache Spark by Gitika
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Pyspark dataframe with random values

Hey @Esha, you can use this code. ...READ MORE

Aug 1, 2019 in Apache Spark by Zed
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