Category Archives: Spark

I built a working Hadoop-Spark-Hive cluster on Docker. Here is how.

TL;DR: I made a Docker compose that runs Hadoop, Spark and Hive in a multi-container environment. You can find the necessary files for it here: [Update 2021-11-09: Since Docker Desktop turned “Expose daemon on tcp://localhost:2375 without TLS” off by … Continue reading

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Book review: Spark in Action, 2nd edition

There are lots of books on Spark, but not a lot that aimed at the data engineer. Data engineers use Spark to ingest and transform data, which is different from what data scientists use it for. On the Roaring Elephant … Continue reading

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