The %%spark magic comes with BeakerX's Scala kernel, not related to Toree.

On Thu, Jun 7, 2018, 8:51 PM Stephen Boesch <> wrote:
Assuming that the spark 2.X kernel (e.g. toree) were chosen for a given jupyter notebook and there is a  Cell 3 that contains some Spark DataFrame operations .. Then :

  • what is the relationship  does the %%spark  magic and the toree kernel?
  • how does the %%spark magic get applied to that other Cell 3 ?

2018-06-07 16:33 GMT-07:00 <>:
We are pleased to announce release 0.19.0 of BeakerX, a collection of extensions and kernels for Jupyter and Jupyter Lab.

BeakerX now features Scala+Spark integration including GUI configuration, status, progress, interrupt, and interactive tables.

We are very interested in your feedback about what remains to be done.  You may reach by github and gitter, as documented in the readme: