PySpark Timestamp Difference (seconds, minutes, hours)

Problem: In PySpark, how to calculate the time/timestamp difference in seconds, minutes, and hours on the DataFrame column? Solution: PySpark doesn't have a function to calculate timestamp difference hence we need to calculate to get the difference time unit we want. Below I've explained several examples using Pyspark code snippets.…

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PySpark to_timestamp() – Convert String to Timestamp type

Use to_timestamp() function to convert String to Timestamp (TimestampType) in PySpark. The converted time would be in a default format of MM-dd-yyyy HH:mm:ss.SSS, I will explain how to use this function with a few examples. Syntax - to_timestamp() Syntax: to_timestamp(timestampString:Column) Syntax: to_timestamp(timestampString:Column,format:String) This function has above two signatures that defined…

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Spark to_timestamp() – Convert String to Timestamp Type

In this tutorial, you will learn how to convert a String column to Timestamp using Spark to_timestamp() function and the converted time would be in a format MM-dd-yyyy HH:mm:ss.SSS, I will explain how to use this function with a few Scala examples. Syntax - to_timestamp() Syntax: to_timestamp(timestampString:Column) Syntax: to_timestamp(timestampString:Column,format:String) This…

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Spark Timestamp Difference in seconds, minutes and hours

Problem: How to calculate the timestamp difference in seconds, minutes and hours of the Spark DataFrame column? Solution: Spark doesn't have a function to calculate timestamp difference hence we need to calculate to get the difference time unit we want. Below I've explained several examples using Scala Refer to Spark…

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