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What is RDD in Spark ? and Why do we need it ?

Resilient Distributed Datasets -RDDs in Spark

Apcahe Spark has already taken over Hadoop (MapReduce)  because of plenty of benefits it provides in terms of faster execution in iterative processing algorithms such as Machine learning. In this post, we will try to understand what makes Spark RDDs so useful in batch analytics .

Why RDD ?

When it comes to iterative distributed computing, i.e. processing data … Continue Reading ››