Say I am having a dataframe named "orderitems" with below schema. DataFrame[order_item_id: int, order_item_order_id: int I know this happened because I have tried to multiply two column objects. But I am not sure how to resolve this since I am still on a learnig proccess in spark.I would like to...Sep 19, 2016 · Dataframe is much faster than RDD because it has metadata (some information about data) associated with it, which allows Spark to optimize query plan. Refer to this link to know more about optimization. The Dataframe feature in Apache Spark was added in Spark 1.3.
RDDs, DataFrames and Datasets are all immutable. So, you cannot edit any of these. However, the approach you should take is to call transformation functions on the RDD/DataFrame/Dataset. RDD transformation functions will return a new RDD, DataFrame transformations will return a new DataFrame and so on.