Last Updated on November 5, 2023 by Editorial Team
Author(s): Mihir Gandhi
Originally published on Towards AI.
This article explains what PySpark is, some common PySpark functions, and data analysis of the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission Dataset using PySpark.
PySpark is an interface for Apache Spark in Python. With PySpark, you can write Python and SQL-like commands to manipulate and analyze data in a distributed processing environment.
Apache Spark: Apache Spark is an open-source data processing framework for processing large datasets in a distributed manner. It does in-memory computations to analyze data in real-time. It leverages Apache Hadoop for both storage and processing.
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