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Re: Is sharing spark RDD or context a supported in HDP 2.5?

Livy is not "hidden". If you have started the Livy server, you can interact with its REST API from any application.

Re: Is sharing spark RDD or context a supported in HDP 2.5?

@Randy Gelhausen

Yes. With HDP 2.5. I missed that memo. Before that was "Installed as Spark Ambari Service, not yet exposed outside of Zeppelin". The following was needed: https://github.com/hortonworks-gallery/ambari-zeppelin-service

Re: Is sharing spark RDD or context a supported in HDP 2.5?

Super Guru

Just to close this out as i was able to get info required. Sharing RDD and context outside of zeppelin is not supported.

Re: Is sharing spark RDD or context a supported in HDP 2.5?

@Sunile Manjee

As I mentioned in my original response: Not without Livy. Yes with Livy (@vshukla). However, it is exposed only to Zeppelin, for now.