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From Sean Owen <>
Subject Re:
Date Wed, 05 Aug 2015 15:51:22 GMT
take only brings n elements to the driver, which is probably still a win if
n is small. I'm not sure what you mean by only taking a count argument --
what else would be an arg to take?

On Wed, Aug 5, 2015 at 4:49 PM, Sandeep Giri <>

> Yes, but in the take() approach we will be bringing the data to the driver
> and is no longer distributed.
> Also, the take() takes only count as argument which means that every time
> we would transferring the redundant elements.

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