The comment on the developer list is from earlier this week. I'm not sure
why UDAF support hasn't made the hop to Python - while I work a fair amount
on PySpark it's mostly in core & ML and not a lot with SQL so there could
be good reasons I'm just not familiar with. We can try pinging Davies or
Michael on the JIRA to see what their thoughts are.
On Sunday, October 16, 2016, Tobi Bosede <ani.to...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the info Holden.
> So it seems both the jira and the comment on the developer list are over a
> year old. More surprising, the jira has no assignee. Any particular reason
> for the lack of activity in this area?
> Is writing scala/java the only work around for this? I hear a lot of
> people say python is the gateway language to scala. It is because of issues
> like this that people use scala for Spark rather than python or eventually
> abandon python for scala. It just takes too long for features to get ported
> over from scala/java.
> On Sun, Oct 16, 2016 at 8:42 AM, Holden Karau <hol...@pigscanfly.ca
>> I don't believe UDAFs are available in PySpark as this came up on the
>> developer list while I was asking for what features people were missing in
>> PySpark - see http://apache-spark-developers-list.1001551.n3.nabble.
>> Proposals-td19422.html . The JIRA for tacking this issue is at
>> On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 7:20 PM, Tobi Bosede <ani.to...@gmail.com
>>> I am trying to use a UDF that calculates inter-quartile (IQR) range for
>>> pivot() and SQL in pyspark and got the error that my function wasn't an
>>> aggregate function in both scenarios. Does anyone know if UDAF
>>> functionality is available in python? If not, what can I do as a work
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