Before we delve into a high-level overview of Spark's design, we will introduce the SparkContext object as well as the Spark shell, which we will use to interactively explore the basics of the Spark programming model.
While this section provides a brief overview and examples of using Spark, we recommend that you read the following documentation to get a detailed understanding:
Refer to the following URLs:
- For the Spark Quick Start refer to, http://spark.apache.org/docs/latest/quick-start
- For the Spark Programming guide, which covers Scala, Java, Python and R--, refer to, http://spark.apache.org/docs/latest/programming-guide.html