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Chris Freeman

Content Engineer, Alteryx

Chris Freeman is a Content Engineer at Alteryx and works on the development of new tools and macros for the Alteryx Desktop product. He is also one of the contributors to the SparkR project and is one of the primary developers working on Alteryx’s integration of Apache Spark via the R language. Chris holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of North Texas and worked as a data analyst in the marketing industry prior to joining Alteryx.


A Data Frame Abstraction Layer for SparkR

The data frame is a fundamental construct in R programming and is one of the primary reasons why R has become such a popular language for data analysis. In Spark 1.3, SparkSQL received its own…