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Spark – Intro and Connecting

12 Min to complete

What is Apache Spark and Why use it? What is the Spark Connector and how to use it to connect to a ScyllaDB cluster?
Spark is a unified analytics engine for large-scale data processing. It Has optimal support for divide and conquer and allows for writing applications quickly in Java, Scala, Python, R, and SQL. It’s well tested with ScyllaDB. The Spark Connector is a transparent translation of Spark data units to NoSQL. Cassandra and ScyllaDB use the same approach.