Update September 2016: this post is getting replaced by https://gethue.com/how-to-schedule-spark-jobs-with-spark-on-yarn-and-oozie/
Run job in Spark Local Mode
To submit a job locally,
Spark Master can be one of the following
- local: Run Spark locally with one worker thread.
- local[k]: Run Spark locally with K worker threads.
- local[*]: Run Spark with as many worker threads as logical cores on your machine.
Mode as client and provide local/HDFS jar path in
Jars/py field. You would also need to specify the
Main class to the Jar and arguments (if any) by clicking on the
**Note: **Spark's local mode doesn't run with Kerberos.
Run job on Yarn
To submit a job on Yarn Cluster, you need to change
Spark Master to yarn-cluster,
Mode to cluster and give the compete HDFS path for the Jar in
Jars/py files field.
Similarly, to submit a job on yarn-client, change
Spark Master to yarn-client,
Mode to client, keeping rest of the fields same as above. Jar path can be local or HDFS.
Additional Spark-action properties can be set by clicking the settings button at the top right corner before you submit the job.
**Note: **If you see the error “Required executor memory (xxxxMB) is above the max threshold…", please increase ‘yarn.scheduler.maximum-allocation-mb’ in Yarn config and restart Yarn service from CM.