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From Jack Kolokasis <>
Subject Re: installation of spark
Date Wed, 05 Jun 2019 04:09:43 GMT

     at first you will need to make sure that JAVA is installed, or 
install it otherwise. Then install scala and a build tool (sbt or 
maven). In my point of view, IntelliJ IDEA is a good option to create 
your Spark applications.  At the end you have to install a distributed 
file system e.g HDFS.

     I think there is no an all-in-one configuration. But there are 
examples about how to configure you Spark cluster (e.g

On 5/6/19 5:50 π.μ., ya wrote:
> Dear list,
> I am very new to spark, and I am having trouble installing it on my 
> mac. I have following questions, please give me some guidance. Thank 
> you very much.
> 1. How many and what software should I install before installing 
> spark? I have been searching online, people discussing their 
> experiences on this topic with different opinions, some says there is 
> no need to install hadoop before install spark, some says hadoop has 
> to be installed before spark. Some other people say scala has to be 
> installed, whereas others say scala is included in spark, and it is 
> installed automatically once spark in installed. So I am confused what 
> to install for a start.
> 2.  Is there an simple way to configure these software? for instance, 
> an all-in-one configuration file? It takes forever for me to configure 
> things before I can really use it for data analysis.
> I hope my questions make sense. Thank you very much.
> Best regards,
> YA

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