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Column renaming is a common action when working with data frames. In this article, I will show you how to rename column names in a Spark data frame using Python.  Construct a dataframe  The following code snippet creates a DataFrame from a Python native dictionary list. Py...

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This article shows how to 'delete' column from Spark data frame using Python.  Construct a dataframe  Follow article  Convert Python Dictionary List to P...

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This article shows how to add a constant or literal column to Spark data frame using Python.  Construct a dataframe  Follow article  Convert Python Dicti...

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This article shows how to change column types of Spark DataFrame using Python. For example, convert StringType to DoubleType, StringType to Integer, StringType to DateType. Construct a dataframe  Follow article  ...

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Spark is a robust framework with logging implemented in all modules. Sometimes it might get too verbose to show all the INFO logs. This article shows you how to hide those INFO logs in the console output. Spark logging level Log level can be setup using function pyspark.Spar...

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Apache Spark 3.0.0 Installation on Linux Guide

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This article provides step by step guide to install the latest version of Apache Spark 3.0.0 on a UNIX alike system (Linux) or Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). These instructions can be applied to Ubuntu, Debian, Red Hat, OpenSUSE, MacOS, etc.  Prerequisites Windows Subsyste...

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Install Apache Spark 3.0.0 on Windows 10

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Spark 3.0.0 was release on 18th June 2020 with many new features. The highlights of features include adaptive query execution, dynamic partition pruning, ANSI SQL compliance, significant improvements in pandas APIs, new UI for structured streaming, up to 40x speedups for calling R user-defined fu...

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CSV is a commonly used data format. Spark provides rich APIs to load files from HDFS as data frame.  This page provides examples about how to load CSV from HDFS using Spark. If you want to read a local CSV file in Python, refer to this page  ...

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Pandas is commonly used by Python users to perform data operations. In many scenarios, the results need to be saved to a storage like Teradata. This article shows you how to do that easily using JayDeBeApi or  ...

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PySpark Read Multiple Lines Records from CSV

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CSV is a common format used when extracting and exchanging data between systems and platforms. Once CSV file is ingested into HDFS, you can easily read them as DataFrame in Spark. However there are a few options you need to pay attention to especially if you source file: Has records ac...

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