Quickly Make a PySpark Session in Google Colab

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This is a quick start example of how to create a basic PySpark session in Google Colab. This is not a tutorial for the use PySpark or Colab, simply a quick example to get you up and running.

  • PySpark can be challenging to setup on some computers. I found Colab far easier to get ‘up and…