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In my previous post about Data Partitioning in Spark (PySpark) In-depth Walkthrough , I mentioned how to repartition data frames in Spark using repartition or coalesce functions. In this post, I am going to explain how Spark partition data using partitioning functions. Partitioner class is ...

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In Spark, there are a number of settings/configurations you can specify including application properties and runtime parameters. https://spark.apache.org/docs/latest/configuration.html To retrieve all the current configurations, you can use the following code (Python): from pyspark.sql ...

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Form Spark 2.0, you can use Spark session builder to enable Hive support directly. The following example (Python) shows how to implement it. from pyspark.sql import SparkSession appName = "PySpark Hive Example" master = "local" # Create Spark session with Hive supported. spark = ...

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Data partitioning is critical to data processing performance especially for large volume of data processing in Spark. Partitions in Spark won’t span across nodes though one node can contains more than one partitions. When processing, Spark assigns one task for each partition and each worker threads ...

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When running pyspark or spark-submit command in Windows to execute python scripts, you may encounter the following error: PermissionError: [WinError 5] Access is denied As it’s self-explained, permissions are not setup correctly. To resolve this issue you can try different approaches: Run ...

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From Spark 2.0, you can easily read data from Hive data warehouse and also write/append new data to Hive tables. This page shows how to operate with Hive in Spark including: Create DataFrame from existing Hive table Save DataFrame to a new Hive table Append data to the existing Hive table via ...

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Spark is an analytics engine for big data processing. There are various ways to connect to a database in Spark. This page summarizes some of common approaches to connect to SQL Server using Python as programming language. For each method, both Windows Authentication and SQL Server ...

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The page summarizes the steps required to run and debug PySpark (Spark for Python) in Visual Studio Code. Install Python from the official website: https://www.python.org/downloads/ . The version I am using is 3.6.4 32-bit. Pip is shipped together in this version. Download Spark 2.3.3 from ...

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For SQL developers that are familiar with SCD and merge statements, you may wonder how to implement the same in big data platforms, considering database or storages in Hadoop are not designed/optimised for record level updates and inserts. In this post, I’m going to demonstrate how to implement ...

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This post shows how to derive new column in a Spark data frame from a JSON array string column. I am running the code in Spark 2.2.1 though it is compatible with Spark 1.6.0 (with less JSON SQL functions). Refer to the following post to install Spark in Windows. Install Spark 2.2.1 in Windows ...