Entries by Mario Meir-Huber

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On route towards agile analytics

One of the frequent statements vendors make is “Agile Analytics”. In pitches towards business units, they often claim that it would only take them some weeks to do agile analytics. However, this isn’t necessarily true, since they can easily abstract the hardest part of “agile” analytics: data access, retrieval and preparation. On the one hand […]

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Apache Spark Tutorial: Data Transformations on RDDs: map and intersect keywords

In our last tutorial section, we looked at more data transformations with Spark. In this tutorial, we will continue with data transformations on Spark RDD before we move on to Actions. Today, we will focus on map and intersect keywords and apply them to Spark RDDs. Intersect A intersection between two different datasets only returns […]