Spark DataFrames

Posted on Sat 01 August 2015 in big-data • Tagged with spark


Spark is a really awesome tool to easily do distributed computations in order to process large-scale data. To be honest, most people probably don't need spark for their own side projects - most of these data will fit in memory or work well in a traditional database like PostgreSQL. That being said, there is a good chance you might need Spark if you are doing data science type work for your job. A lot of companies have a tremendous amount of data and Spark is a great tool to help effectively process these large data.

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