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When should I use pandas, Pyspark, and Koalas?

j_weaver
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Pandas works for single machine computations, so any pandas code you write on Databricks will run on the driver of the cluster. Pyspark and Koalas are both distributed frameworks for when you have large datasets. You can use Pyspark and Koalas interchangeably depending on if you prefer the Spark or the Pandas style syntax

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User16752246141
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Pandas works for single machine computations, so any pandas code you write on Databricks will run on the driver of the cluster. Pyspark and Koalas are both distributed frameworks for when you have large datasets. You can use Pyspark and Koalas interchangeably depending on if you prefer the Spark or the Pandas style syntax

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