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Pandas UDFs in Pyspark ; ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'pyarrow'

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I am trying to use pandas udfs in my code. Internally it uses apache arrow for the data conversion. I am getting below issue with the pyarrow module despite of me importing it in my app code explicitly.


File "/opt/cloudera/parcels/CDH-6.3.3-1.cdh6.3.3.p3996.4056429/lib/spark/python/lib/", line 361, in main

    func, profiler, deserializer, serializer = read_udfs(pickleSer, infile, eval_type)

  File "/opt/cloudera/parcels/CDH-6.3.3-1.cdh6.3.3.p3996.4056429/lib/spark/python/lib/", line 236, in read_udfs

    arg_offsets, udf = read_single_udf(pickleSer, infile, eval_type, runner_conf)

  File "/opt/cloudera/parcels/CDH-6.3.3-1.cdh6.3.3.p3996.4056429/lib/spark/python/lib/", line 175, in read_single_udf

    return arg_offsets, wrap_scalar_pandas_udf(func, return_type)

  File "/opt/cloudera/parcels/CDH-6.3.3-1.cdh6.3.3.p3996.4056429/lib/spark/python/lib/", line 84, in wrap_scalar_pandas_udf

    arrow_return_type = to_arrow_type(return_type)

  File "/opt/cloudera/parcels/CDH-6.3.3-1.cdh6.3.3.p3996.4056429/lib/spark/python/lib/", line 1585, in to_arrow_type

    import pyarrow as pa

ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'pyarrow'



I also tried to manually enable arrow but still no luck

spark.conf.set("spark.sql.execution.arrow.enabled", "true")


@AnandG Is pyarrow module is installed? Please try to install with:

#pip install pyarrow 
(pip3 for Python 3, you may need to upgrade the pip utility as well)


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