Getting Started with Spark Streaming with Python and Kafka

In this article we see how to use Spark Streaming from Python to process data from Kafka. Jupyter Notebooks are used to make the prototype code available.


The Disaster of Python 3

I have long noted issues with Python 3’s bytes/str separation, which is designed to have a type “bytes” that is a simple list of 8-bit characters, and “str” which is a… (more…)

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