We are happy to announce the availability of Spark 2.4.4!Spark 2.4.4 is a maintenance release containing stability fixes. Thisrelease is based on the branch-2.4 maintenance branch of Spark. We stronglyrecommend all 2.4 users to upgrade to this stable release.To download Spark 2.4.4, head over to the download page:http://spark.apache.org/downloads.htmlNote that you might need to clear your browser cache orto use `Private`/`Incognito` mode according to your browsers.To view the release notes:https://spark.apache.org/releases/spark-release-2-4-4.htmlWe would like to acknowledge all community members for contributing to thisrelease. This release would not have been possible without you.Dongjoon Hyun
You can use the spark.readImages API in spark 2.3 for reading images:
There’s also a spark package for spark versions older than 2.3:
Thank you, Ilya
From: Peter Liu <[hidden email]>
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Subject: Re: read image or binary files / spark 2.3
I have quick question: which API allows me to read images files or binary files (for
SparkSession.readStream) from a local/hadoop file system in Spark 2.3?
I have been browsing the following documentations and googling for it and didn't find a good example/documentation:
any hint/help would be very much appreciated!