How to load databricks package dbutils in pyspark

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I was trying to run the below code in pyspark.

dbutils.widgets.text('config', '', 'config')

It was throwing me an error saying

 Traceback (most recent call last):
 File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
 NameError: name 'dbutils' is not defined

so, Is there any way I can run it in pyspark by including the databricks package ,like an import ?

Your help is appreciated

I am assuming that you want the code to be run on databricks cluster. If so, then there is no need to import any package as Databricks by default includes all the necessary libraries for dbutils.

I tried using it on databricks (python/scala) notebook without importing any libraries and it works fine.

Databricks Utilities, All dbutils utilities are available in Python, R, and Scala notebooks. Library utilities allow you to install Python libraries and create an environment The version and extras keys cannot be part of the PyPI package string. This article demonstrates a number of common Spark DataFrame functions using Python. They should be the same. This FAQ addresses common use cases and example usage using the available APIs. For more detailed API descriptions, see the PySpark documentation. If the functionality exists in the available built-in functions, using these will perform

In Scala you can

import com.databricks.dbutils_v1.DBUtilsHolder.dbutils

And follow below links for more dependency..

https://docs.databricks.com/user-guide/dev-tools/dbutils.html

Databricks Connect, Anywhere you can import pyspark , import org.apache.spark , or require(SparkR) 3.5.6/lib/python3.5/site-packages/pyspark * Checking java version java version from pyspark.dbutils import DBUtils dbutils = DBUtils(spark. depending on where you are executing your code directly on databricks server (eg. using databricks notebook to invoke your project egg file) or from your IDE using databricks-connect you should initialize dbutils as below.

as explained in https://docs.azuredatabricks.net/user-guide/dev-tools/db-connect.html#access-dbutils

depending on where you are executing your code directly on databricks server (eg. using databricks notebook to invoke your project egg file) or from your IDE using databricks-connect you should initialize dbutils as below. (where spark is your SparkSession)

def get_dbutils(spark):
    try:
        from pyspark.dbutils import DBUtils
        dbutils = DBUtils(spark)
    except ImportError:
        import IPython
        dbutils = IPython.get_ipython().user_ns["dbutils"]
    return dbutils

dbutils = get_dbutils(spark)

Libraries, It allows you to install and manage Python dependencies from within a notebook. interaction from within a notebook uses Databricks Utilities (dbutils). sake of this example we'll just be installing the single package directly. `databricks-utils` is a python package that provide several utility classes/func that improve ease-of-use in databricks notebook. - e2fyi/databricks-utils

Introducing Databricks Library Utilities for Notebooks, Calendar import java.text.SimpleDateFormat import org.apache.spark.sql.​functions. import spark.implicits. class LogMeta{ .. }. Libraries. To make third-party or locally-built code available to notebooks and jobs running on your clusters, you can install a library. Libraries can be written in Python, Java, Scala, and R. You can upload Java, Scala, and Python libraries and point to external packages in PyPI, Maven, and CRAN repositories.

How to create scala package with class that uses dbutils and spark libs, dbutils.fs provides utilities for working with FileSystems. Most methods in this package can take either a DBFS path (e.g., "/foo" or "dbfs:/foo"), or another  You cannot edit imported data directly within Databricks, but you can overwrite a data file using Spark APIs, the DBFS CLI, DBFS API, and Databricks file system utilities (dbutils.fs). To delete data from DBFS, use the same APIs and tools. For example, you can use the Databricks Utilities command dbutils.fs.rm:

dbutils, Anywhere you can import pyspark , import org.apache.spark , or 3.5.6/lib/​python3.5/site-packages/pyspark * Checking java version java To access dbutils.fs and dbutils.secrets , you use the Databricks Utilities module. Use sparklyr in spark-submit jobs. You can run scripts that use sparklyr on Databricks as spark-submit jobs, with minor code modifications. Some of the instructions above do not apply to using sparklyr in spark-submit jobs on Databricks. In particular, you must provide the Spark master URL to spark_connect.

Comments
  • Yes Ritesh,but I dont have databricks cluster . So ,just finding an alternative to import packages.
  • As per my knowledge, you have to run your code on databricks cluster if you wish to use dbutils. Please let me know if you find any alternative.