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PySpark

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PySpark - How to use Pandas User Defined Function (UDF)
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PySpark - How to use Pandas User Defined Function (UDF)

Introduction In the realm of big data processing, PySpark has emerged as a powerful tool for handling large-scale datasets. Its distributed computing framework allows for efficient processing of massive volumes of data. However, despite its capabilities, performing certain data transformations in PySpark can sometimes be cumbersome and complex. That'...

PySpark - Change Column Types of a DataFrame

PySpark - Change Column Types of a DataFrame

Introduction Data manipulation tasks often involve converting column data types to ensure consistency and accuracy in analysis. In this tutorial, we will show you how to change column types of a PySpark DataFrame. In order to do this, we will use the cast() function of PySpark. Import Libraries First, we...

PySpark - Window Functions
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PySpark - Window Functions

Introduction Window functions in PySpark are a powerful feature for data manipulation and analysis. They allow you to perform complex calculations on subsets of data within a DataFrame, without the need for expensive joins or subqueries. In this tutorial, we will show you how to use window functions in PySpark....

PySpark - Add an ID Column to a DataFrame
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PySpark - Add an ID Column to a DataFrame

Introduction One common task when working with large datasets is the need to generate unique identifiers for each record. In this tutorial, we will explore how to easily add an ID column to a PySpark DataFrame. In order to do this, we use the monotonically_increasing_id() function of PySpark....

PySpark - Write DataFrame to CSV File

PySpark - Write DataFrame to CSV File

Introduction In this tutorial, we want to write a PySpark DataFrame to a CSV file. In order to do this, we use the csv() method and the format("csv").save() method of PySpark DataFrameWriter. Besides, we use DataFrame.write for creating a DataFrameWriter instance. Import Libraries First, we...

PySpark - Read CSV File into DataFrame

PySpark - Read CSV File into DataFrame

Introduction In this tutorial, we want to read a CSV file into a PySpark DataFrame. In order to do this, we use the csv() method and the format("csv").load() method of PySpark DataFrameReader. Besides, we use spark.read for creating a DataFrameReader instance. Import Libraries First, we...

PySpark - Explode Arrays into Rows of a DataFrame
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PySpark - Explode Arrays into Rows of a DataFrame

Introduction In this tutorial, we want to explode arrays into rows of a PySpark DataFrame. In order to do this, we use the explode() function and the explode_outer() function of PySpark. Import Libraries First, we import the following python modules: from pyspark.sql import SparkSession from pyspark.sql.functions...

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