This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.rstudio.com/blog/sparklyr-0-7
We are excited to share that sparklyr 0.7 is now available on CRAN! Sparklyr provides an R interface to Apache Spark. It supports dplyr syntax for working with Spark DataFrames and exposes the full range of machine learning algorithms available in Spark. You can also learn more about Apache Spark and sparklyr in spark.rstudio.com and our new webinar series on Apache Spark. Features in this release:
Adds support for ML Pipelines which provide a uniform set of high-level APIs to help create, tune, and deploy machine learning pipelines at scale.