Spark 1.6.1 Installation on Ubuntu 14.04 and Hadoop 2.6.0

Hi friends,

I have started learning Apache Spark and it is time now to share few things with you.
In this series related to Spark and Scala, we are going to see essential things that we should know regarding both Spark and Scala.

So as I always begin, we are going to start with Spark Installation.
For this series, we are going to use Spark 1.6.1 pre-bundled with Hadoop 2.6.0 and compatible with Scala 2.11.7.

Please use below steps in order to install Spark 1.6.1 on Ubuntu 14.04

When you type $spark-shell command, you should get following output.

Spark Shell Output
Spark Shell Output

If you are getting same output, then cheers, Spark is installed successfully.

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