Reading parquet files from multiple directories in Pyspark

A little late but I found this while I was searching and it may help someone else… You might also try unpacking the argument list to paths=[‘foo’,’bar’]*paths) This is convenient if you want to pass a few blobs into the path argument: basePath=”s3://bucket/” paths=[‘s3://bucket/partition_value1=*/partition_value2=2017-04-*’, ‘s3://bucket/partition_value1=*/partition_value2=2017-05-*’ ]“basePath”,basePath).parquet(*paths) This is cool cause you don’t … Read more

Applying a Window function to calculate differences in pySpark

You can bring the previous day column by using lag function, and add additional column that does actual day-to-day return from the two columns, but you may have to tell spark how to partition your data and/or order it to do lag, something like this: from pyspark.sql.window import Window import pyspark.sql.functions as func from pyspark.sql.functions … Read more