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The book describes clearly and systematically the spark architecture and has a lot of outstanding examplesthat help the reader ...  Read More

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There isn't a resource out there that covers the spark toolset as well -- with the same level of depth and coverage in a way th...  Read More

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Beginning with the tail end of chapter 1 (what is apache spark), where the authors indicate that the majority of this book was ...  Read More

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If you are new to apache spark, these three texts will help enable your going in the right direction, although keep in mind tha...  Read More

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As for now, rest assured that until either the second edition of this text or a competitor text is published, you are likely to...  Read More

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  • This product had a total of 191 reviews as of our last analysis date on Oct 6 2020.
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This is a great beginner to intermediate book on Spark.

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Like most people I bought this book to reference at work. But the kindle app does not work behind a firewall. So I can't read t...  Read More


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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Reading these books in opposite order of publication date enabled exposure to more current material sooner rather than later, but this was largely just a coincidence.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    My mistake was to read through the material in the book first and then work through the notebooks, leading me to discover that since the notebooks provide no context, i ended up revisiting pertinent content in the text.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Sure, this may have helped solidify some of the material for me, but i wouldn't want anyone to make the same mistake.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    While there are good reasons for the authors to have done so, readers should be aware that other languages such as r are simply not covered.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    As far as scala is concerned, well, spark is primarily written in scala and is spark's default language.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Beginning with the tail end of chapter 1 (what is apache spark), where the authors indicate that the majority of this book was written using spark 2.

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