CS 677 Big Data

Project Retrospective - P3

Provide answers to the following questions and submit a PDF via Canvas. Be sure to answer the questions completely and explain your logic.

  1. You’ve now had the chance to work with both MapReduce and Spark. In your opinion, what are the pros and cons of both?

  2. Was there something that you thought would be easy to implement in Spark but it turned out that it wasn’t?

  3. Were there any confusing or surprising aspects of working with Spark? Did you come across some functionality that made your life easier or the computations run faster?

  4. Give a rough estimate of how long you spent completing this assignment. What part of the assignment took the most time?

  5. What went well?

  6. What didn’t go well?

Team Questions

If you worked in a team, answer the following:

  1. How did you decide to divide up the workload and coordinate with your team?

  2. Describe the questions or deliverables completed by each team member: