Spark GraphX in Action Book Review and Interview

Key takeaways How graph data analytics is different from traditional data analytics? How to use Apache Spark GraphX library and API like GraphFrames for graph data processing Popular use cases for using graph data analytics Performance and tuning techniques to develop efficient GraphX programs Upcoming trends in graph data analytics space “Spark GraphX in Action” book from Manning Publications, authored by Michael Malak and Robin East, provides a tutorial based coverage of Spark GraphX, the graph processing library from Apache Spark framework. It teaches the readers how to install and configure Spark GraphX and then use it to process graph data. Readers learn about how to use SQL with Spark graphs using GraphFrames API. They will also learn how to apply machine learning algorithms to graph data. Chapter 5 covers the…


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