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Spark Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (Doc ID 1682121.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 13, 2017

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 3.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Purpose

Frequently Asked Questions for Spark on the Oracle Big Data Appliance (BDA).

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 What is Spark?
 What are the Spark Application modes ?
 What are the Spark limitations with Kerberos?
 How do Spark components function with regards to other components in the CDH Cluster?
 Is there a recommendation on which BDA node to configure Spark Master?
 Can Spark workers co-exist with other Master Nodes?
 Can Spark workers reside on all nodes in the cluster? OR on a subset of Nodes?
 Can Spark workers co-exist with impalad?
 Can Spark workers co-exist with HBase Region servers?
 Is there a need add a gateway on a BDA node when a worker is not installed ?
 Is Spark Tachyon installed and supported on the Oracle Big Data Appliance?
 Where can I find information about Spark Streaming?
 As of CDH 5.7/BDA 4.5 is SparkR supported?
 What BDA release contains the fix for the Jira SPARK-10685?

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