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Jupyter Notebook extension for Apache Spark integration

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# jupyter-spark

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Jupyter Notebook extension for Apache Spark integration.

Includes a progress indicator for the current Notebook cell if it invokes a Spark job. Queries the Spark UI service on the backend to get the required Spark job information.

![Alt text](/screenshots/ProgressBar.png?raw=true “Spark progress bar”)

To view all currently running jobs, click the “show running Spark jobs” button, or press `Alt+S`.

![Alt text](/screenshots/SparkButton.png?raw=true “show running Spark jobs button”)

![Alt text](/screenshots/Dialog.png?raw=true “Spark dialog”)

A proxied version of the Spark UI can be accessed at http://localhost:8888/spark.

## Installation

To install, simply run:

` pip install jupyter-spark jupyter serverextension enable --py jupyter_spark jupyter nbextension install --py jupyter_spark jupyter nbextension enable --py jupyter_spark `

You may also have to enable the widgetsnbextension extension if it hasn’t been enabled before (check by running jupyter nbextension list):

` jupyter nbextension enable --py widgetsnbextension `

To double-check if the extension was correctly installed run:

` jupyter nbextension list jupyter serverextension list `

Pleaes feel free to install [lxml]( as well to improve performance of the server side communication to Spark using your favorite package manager, e.g.:

` pip install lxml `

For development and testing, clone the project and run from a shell in the project’s root directory:

` pip install -e . jupyter serverextension enable --py jupyter_spark jupyter nbextension install --py jupyter_spark jupyter nbextension enable --py jupyter_spark `

To uninstall the extension run:

` jupyter serverextension disable --py jupyter_spark jupyter nbextension disable --py jupyter_spark jupyter nbextension uninstall --py jupyter_spark pip uninstall jupyter-spark `

## Configuration

To change the URL of the Spark API that the job metadata is fetched from override the Spark.url config value, e.g. on the command line:

` jupyter notebook --Spark.url="http://localhost:4040" `

## Changelog

### 0.3.0 (2016-07-04)

  • Rewrote proxy to use an async Tornado handler and HTTP client to fetch responses from Spark.
  • Simplified proxy processing to take Amazon EMR proxying into account
  • Extended test suite to cover proxy handler, too.
  • Removed requests as a dependency.

### 0.2.0 (2016-06-30)

  • Refactored to fix a bunch of Python packaging and code quality issues

  • Added test suite for Python code

  • Set up continuous integration:

  • Set up code coverage reports:

  • Added ability to override Spark API URL via command line option

  • IMPORTANT Requires manual step to enable after running pip install (see installation docs)!

    To update:

    1. Run pip uninstall jupyter-spark
    2. Delete spark.js from your nbextensions folder.
    3. Delete any references to jupyter_spark.spark in jupyter_notebook_config.json (in your .jupyter directory)
    4. Delete any references to spark in notebook.json (in .jupyter/nbconfig)
    5. Follow installation instructions to reinstall

### 0.1.1 (2016-05-03)

  • Initial release with a working prototype
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