This white paper discusses the advantages of using the PySpark API, which enables the use of Python to interact with the Spark programming model. It starts with a basic description of Spark and then describes PySpark, its benefits, and when it is appropriate to use instead of "pandas" open source
In this white paper, discover how programmers and data scientists can use SparkR to transform R into a tool for big data analytics, taking advantage of parallel processing and near-linear scaling to tackle much larger challenges than would normally be possible with other methods.
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In his book, The New Killer Apps, Chunka Mui, innovation and business strategy consultant, asserts that the conventional wisdom about start-ups being destined to out-innovate big, established businesses isn't true. Read this excerpt to learn how large companies can disrupt too by thinking big,
Download an ebook that gives detailed information for building an app that can not only predict flight delays caused by weather conditions, but also provide the degree to which flights will be delayed.