Apache Spark SQL articles

Generated code in Spark SQL

One of powerful features of Spark SQL is dynamic generation of code. Several different layers are generated and this post explains some of them.

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Spark Project Tungsten

Even if Project Tungsten was started in Spark 1.5 and Spark's current version is 2.1 at the time of writing, it's good to know what precious this Project brought to Spark.

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Catalyst Optimizer in Spark SQL

The use of Dataset abstraction is not a single difference between structured and unstructured data processing in Spark. Apart of that, Spark SQL uses a technique helping to get results faster.

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Dataset in Spark SQL

Spark 2.0 brought some changes at API level. One of them was the merge of DataFrame with Dataset. Thanks to that the 3rd data abstraction, present yet in 1.6, was finally removed.

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