Zeppelin Notebook Tutorial Walkthrough

This is my short video (14 min) showing how to build and launch the Apache Zeppelin notebook platform – a web UI for interactive query and analysis.  This is all done running locally via OSX on a Macbook.

In this video we focus on using the tutorial notebook that comes with Zeppelin and discuss each step – including interactive querying and charting – using Scala with Spark.

Want to see something specific with Zeppelin that I avoided here? Leave a comment, contact me directly or leave a comment on the video.

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  1. malouke malouke
    March 2, 2016    

    thank you but install it on cloudera 5.5.1 it hard
    i can t use pyspark ?
    only spark work
    when i try %pyspark on yarn mode client i get error like :22: error: not found: value % %pyspark

    • April 29, 2016    

      Hi have you resolved problem installing zeppelin on cloudera?

  2. December 21, 2015    

    Great tutorial, How do you open an existing notebook?

    • December 21, 2015    

      Thanks Leotis, there should be a Notebooks drop down list to choose from at the top of the Zeppelin page.

  3. October 10, 2015    

    Thanks very much for making this video! Do you know if it’s possible to clone a Zeppelin notebook? I’d like to leverage the Zeppelin Tutorial notebook and make modifications to it, while retaining the tutorial for reference purposes.

    • October 13, 2015    

      Good question Mike – I have not tried but will have to fire up the latest version and see if anything has been done on it lately. I saw someone filed a request for it a year ago: https://github.com/NFLabs/zeppelin/issues/178 – I assume it would be closed if it was. Thanks for reading!

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