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From "Charles O. Bajomo" <>
Subject [Spark] Accumulators or count()
Date Wed, 01 Mar 2017 12:26:42 GMT
Hello everyone, 

I wanted to know if there is any benefit to using an acculumator over just executing a count()
on the whole RDD. There seems to be a lot of issues with accumulator during a stage failure
and also seems to be an issue rebuilding them if the application restarts from a checkpoint.
Anyone have any suggestions no this? 


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