The scala object needs to be sent to workers to be used as a RDD, parallalize is a way to do that. What are you looking to do?
You can serialize the scala object to hdfs/disk & load it from thr 

Mayur Rustagi
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On Sun, Mar 30, 2014 at 6:22 AM, yh18190 <> wrote:

Can we convert directly scala collection to spark RDD data type without
using parellize method?
Is their any way to create custom converted RDD datatype from scala type
using some typecast like that?

Please suggest me....

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