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MLflow and Spark

Data Engineer’s Lunch #11: MLFlow and Spark

In Data Engineer’s Lunch #11: MLFlow and Spark, we discussed using MLFlow, a machine learning management tool, with Apache Spark. This acts both as a continuation of a previous series on Apache Spark Companion Technologies and one of our data engineer’s lunch events. The live recording of the Data Engineer’s Lunch, which includes a more in-depth discussion, is also embedded below in case you were not able to attend live. If you would like to attend a Data Engineer’s Lunch live, it is hosted every Monday at noon EST. Register here now!

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Running a databricks notebook against datastax astra

Running A Databricks Notebook Against DataStax Astra

In this blog, we will cover running a Databricks notebook against DataStax Astra. We will use Databricks community edition and use DataStax Astra’s free tier to show you how you can run a Databricks notebook against DataStax Astra without a credit card. Additionally, a YouTube video is embedded below if you want to watch a live demo of this process, so be sure to check it out.

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Connect databricks and datastax astra

Connect Databricks and DataStax Astra

In this blog, we will cover how to connect Databricks and DataStax Astra. We will use Databricks community edition and use DataStax Astra’s free tier to show you how you can connect Databricks to DataStax Astra without a credit card. Additionally, a YouTube video is embedded below if you want to watch a live demo of this process, so be sure to check it out.

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Comparing Databricks and Apache Spark

Databricks is an analytics engine based on Apache Spark. Today we will discuss what features Databricks offers in comparison to the base version of Apache Spark, and whether these capabilities are something that we can do without going through Databricks.

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