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PySpark using for loops

Questions Is it possible to use for loops (native) in pyspark 2.1? Yes --> How can I use these for loops? No --> Any chance to used on another way? In my case, I want to transform the following ...
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using apache spark on a single server

I have huge datasets, but I can only get them via API. I am learning Spark. Does it make sense to train a deep learning model on a single server with Spark? Or it is not a right use case ?
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LogesticRegression fit() function is throwing this error

i'm following datacamp pyspark tutorial series and on chapter 04 Model tuning and selection in fitting the model, I'm getting this error when i execute these line ...
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KMeans clustering with both numerical and categorical data in PySpark

I need to do KMeans clustering using both numerical and categorical data. There is KModes algorithm for clustering using only categorical data and KPrototypes algorithm for clustering using both ...
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Update Machine Learning models in Mllib dataframe based PySpark (2.2.0)

I have built a Machine Learning model based on clustering, & now just want to update it with new data periodically (on daily basis). I am using PySpark Mlib, & not able to find any method in ...
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How to extract LIFT from association rules using PySpark FPgrowth (pyspark.ml.fpm import FPGrowth)

I have been working on fetching association rules so far using minimum support and confidence. Now I aim to get rid of garbage rules using LIFT. I looked up on apache sparks website, they recently ...
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cosine similarity between items (purchase data) and normalisation

I'm using IndexedRowMatrix which represents the products's user purchase behaviours and in order to build product recommendations, I use cosine similarity to calculate similarities between products. ...
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flatten nested list of tuples

i need some small help here. Test data: ...
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Accumulators in Spark (PySpark) without global variables?

BACKGROUND Consider the following textbook example which uses accumulators to add vectors. ...
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PySpark: java.io.EOFException

System: 1 name node, 4 cores, 16 GB RAM 1 master node, 4 cores, 16 GB RAM 6 data nodes, 4 cores, 16 GB RAM each 6 worker nodes, 4 cores, 16 GB RAM each around 5 Terabytes of storage space The data ...
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How to find number of Gaussians in GaussianMixture?

I have been using the elbow method to find optimal K value in K-means. Now while using GaussianMixture (Using Spark), how to find the number of gaussians say 2 OR 3 OR more...? Thanks
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Reliable way to verify Pyspark data frame column type

If I read data from a CSV, all the columns will be of "String" type by default. Generally, I inspect the data using the following functions which gives an overview of the data and its types ...
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Replacing null with average in pyspark

I have a problem during upsampling operation in PySpark. My dataframe is: ...
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Plotting in PySpark?

I have been searching for methods to plot in PySpark. I couldn't find any resource on plotting data residing in DataFrame in PySpark. The only methods which are listed are: through method ...
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How to apply class imbalance techniques on a pyspark.sql.dataframe.DataFrame

I am working on a binary classification model(using RF, logit, and svm) and my data is highly imbalanced, so I am trying to use 'SMOTE' etc techniques for oversampling the minority class. Currently, ...
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Apache Spark Understanding

I have read a lot about Apache Spark. About RDD, DataFrames etc etc. But I haven't come across a simple explanation as to why and where should we be using Apache Spark? If my primary goal is machine/...
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Error while accessing prediction results on Zeppelin

I trained a RandomForestClassifier(rfModel) on Zeppelin and trying to test it using raw data. I am running into error when I try to access the predicted dataframe using show()/print functions. Any ...
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Frequent itemset vs. frequent sequence mining algorithms on variables with an inherent order

I've been using Pyspark's PrefixSpan algorithm to mine sequences of variables with an inherent order (bus stops). I know that PrefixSpan takes into consideration the order of the items it is fed, ...
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Streaming Recommender System using Spark

I have trained a recommender model using ALS from spark.mlib. Now I want to consider the incoming ratings to my model. My data is in form of spark's DataFrame. The idea is to use spark streaming, so I ...
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k-means|| in PySpark

I'm trying to apply k-means$\|$ clustering in PySpark. According to this paper, there is an oversampling factor, $l$, that would affect the model's cost. I couldn't find any parameter regarding ...
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Adding multiple columns to spark dataframe

I would like to add several columns to a spark (actually pyspark) dataframe , these columns all being functions of several input columns in the df. There seems to be no 'add_columns' in spark, and ...
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Running H2O in databricks

I'm trying to run H2O in databricks. However, when I do the following: hc = pysparkling.H2OContext.getOrCreate(spark) I get the following error: java.lang.AbstractMethodError Does anyone know what ...
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Exponential runtime on distance matrix

I have an exploratory script running a Databricks notebook that performs a simple arithmetic function (Pythagorean theorem) on all possible pairwise combinations of a list of pairs of floats (akin to ...
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PySpark Filter shows only 1 row

I have a 12 GB .csv file and I am trying to filter rows based on some value in a column under "AppName" Doing this in Pyspark: ...
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What are the alternatives to Python + Spark (pyspark)?

I like Python, and I like Spark, but they don't fit very well together. In particular, it is very hard to use python functions in spark (have to create JVM binding for function in python) it is ...
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Use of Random Forest algorithm in PySpark for imputation

I am wondering how to use Random Forest algorithm for imputing missing values in a dataset. It is supposed to work well with missing values but I am not sure how those missing values are dealt with ...
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Run python script using spark-submit on windows 7

I'm trying to submit a python script using spark-submit on windows 7. I'm using spark 2.3.0 built for hadoop 2.7 . The python script is supposed to read data from a csv file and plot graphs. is it ...
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Recommender system: Give a feature more significance than another

I am trying to build a recommender system that predicts hotel prices based on a great number of features. I have a column representing the hotel rating out of 5 and another column indicating the ...
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PySpark dataframe repartition

What happens when we do repartition on a PySpark dataframe based on the column. For example dataframe.repartition('id') Does this moves the data with the similar ...
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KMeans for crime patterns

I'm trying to find the patterns in the crime records I have in a database. I thought clustering would be a way to do it. This is my (cooked up) dataset: ...
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Filling missing values with pyspark using a probability distribution

I want to fill missing values in my dataframe. ...
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Similarity Matrix in PySpark

I want to generate similarity matrix (based on euclidean distance) of a large dataset on a spark cluster in pyspark. How can it be done??
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Is there any way to read Xlsx file in pyspark?Also want to read strings of column from each columnName

pd is a panda module is one way of reading excel but its not available in my cluster. I want to read excel without pd module. Code1 and Code2 are two implementations i want in pyspark. Code 1: ...
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Install Spark and Hadoop in the same machine [closed]

I'm trying to install Spark Apache and Hadoop in the same machine. Spark will be used to process data, and HDFS from Hadoop will be used to store data. I first started by installing spark and it ...
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Spark development on local machine with PyCharm

I am wondering what is the best practice other devs are using for their python spark jobs. I am building a dev environment in which I am looking to write code in PyCharm with SparkContext pointing to ...
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Creating a user-based recommendation engine?

I have a data set of some questions and answers that users have completed by choices. I'm trying to build a recommendation engine to find similar users based on their answers on top of this. So for ...
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How to do Feature Extraction using Apache Spark

I am a newbie to Machine Learning and I have to do feature extraction for a banking application to detect / predict fraudulent transactions. I have come across few articles on Feature Extraction ...
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Words from LDA output pyspark ml

I have built a pipelined lda model using pyspark's ml. The code is below: tokenizer = Tokenizer(inputCol='formatted_transcript', outputCol='words') stopWordsRemover = StopWordsRemover(...
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Plot RDD data using a pyspark dataframe from csv file [closed]

I have just started working with pyspark on very large csv file. I am using Spark version 2.1.0. I want to read data from a .csv file and load it into a spark dataframe and then after filtering ...
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Pyspark code is not performant enough when compared to pure python alternative

I transformed the existing code which was in python pasted below was in pyspark. Python code: ...
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Predicting the variable's score using predictive analytics

I am new to predictive analytics but I am good at programming (like Spark, R). I have 10 variables and I know their score's for over a long period of time. I want to know which variable will have ...
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Predicting sales in unobserved locations

I am building a model that is trying to predict the 5 year sales production of a salesperson in every zip code in the United States. I have only 7 years of data. This task is one piece of a larger ...
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Is there any use to running Pandas on Spark?

I just started working with PySpark this week, and the instance I have access two has Pandas installed. But what use is having Pandas on Spark? Isn't the whole purpose of running scripts on PySpark ...
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Dataframe request with groupBy

I'm a beginner in Spark and I want to calculate the average of number per name. I have a JSON file with this information ...
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RDD of gziped files to “uncompressed” Dataframe [closed]

I have a bunch of compressed text files each line of which containing a JSON object. Simplified my workflow looks like this: ...
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spark item similarity recommendation

I would like to build an recommendation engine using spark's Mlib itemsimilarity as mentioned here LINK But it seems spark do not have this algorithm any more and ...
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Spark ALS: recommending for new users

The question How do I predict the rating for a new user in an ALS model trained in Spark? (New = not seen during training time) The problem I'm following the official Spark ALS tutorial here: ...
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PrefixSpan model input RDD format

I am trying to understand the input for the PrefixSpan model (pyspark). I thought in the input RDD, each row should be a list. However, as I looked into the source code, each row is actually a list of ...