On Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 8:08 AM, 诺铁 <> wrote:
I haven't seen people write directly to sql database,  
mainly because it's difficult to deal with failure,  
what if network broken in half of the process?  should we drop all data in database and restart from beginning?  if the process is "Appending" data to database, then things becomes even complex.

but if this process can be doable, it would be a very good thing.  

On Wed, Aug 6, 2014 at 11:24 PM, Yana <> wrote:
Hi Vida,

I am writing to a DB -- or trying to :).

I believe the best practice for this (you can search the mailing list
archives) is to do a combination of mapPartitions and use a grouped
Look at this thread, esp. the comment from A. Boisvert and Matei's comment
above it:!topic/spark-users/LUb7ZysYp2k

Basically the short story is that you want to open as few connections as
possible but write more than 1 insert at a time.

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