Data Engineering Spark SQL - Spark SQL Functions - Validating Functions

Description: Learn how to validate Spark SQL functions with step-by-step instructions and hands-on tasks. This article breaks down key concepts with code examples and provides a summary for further learning.

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Key Concepts Explanation

Key Concept 1

Spark SQL follows MySQL style. To validate functions we can just use SELECT clause - e. g.: SELECT current_date;

Key Concept 2

Another example - SELECT substr('Hello World', 1, 5);

Hands-On Tasks

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