Understanding the Spark Cluster Architecture

It is not the beauty of a building you should look at; it’s the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time.

David Allan Coe, American songwriter

In This Chapter:

Detailed overview of the Spark application and cluster components

Spark resource schedulers and Cluster Managers

How Spark applications are scheduled on YARN clusters

Spark deployment modes

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