A sparklyr introduction by Roland Boubela.
The October Meetup was hosted by Roland Boubela who gave an excellent talk about the new sparklyr package. sparklyr provides an easy-to-use interface to Apache Spark and can even be accessed using the latest and greatest version of RStudio (preview release). It also covered a comparison with the existing SparkR package.
- sparklyr: http://spark.rstudio.com
- SparkR: http://spark.apache.org/docs/latest/sparkr.html
- RStudio Preview: https://www.rstudio.com/products/rstudio/download/preview
- Apache Spark: http://spark.apache.org