Apache Zeppelin

Web-based notebook that enables data-driven,
interactive data analytics and collaborative documents with SQL, Scala, Python, R and more.


See more details in Zeppelin supports 20+ different interpreters. LEARN MORE


What's new in

Apache Zeppelin 0.10

Zeppelin SDK

Not only you can use Zeppelin as interactive notebook, you can also use it as JobServer via Zeppelin SDK (client api & session api)

Spark Interpreter Improved

Spark interpreter provides comparable Python & R user experience like Jupyter Notebook. For the details, click here.

Flink Interpreter Improved

Flink interpreter is refactored, supports Scala, Python & SQL. Flink 1.10 and afterwards (Scala 2.11 & 2.12) are all supported.
For the details, click here.

Yarn Interpreter Mode

You can run interpreter in yarn cluster, e.g. you can run Python interpreter in yarn and R interpreter in yarn.

Inline Configuration

Generic ConfInterpreter provide a way configure interpreter inside each note.

Interpreter Lifecycle Management

Interpreter lifecycle manager automatically terminate interpreter process on idle timeout. So resources are released when they're not in use. See here for more details.

See more details in 0.10 Release Note

What is Apache Zeppelin ?

Multi-purpose Notebook

The Notebook is the place for all your needs

  • Data Ingestion
  • Data Discovery
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Visualization & Collaboration

Multiple Language Backend

Apache Zeppelin interpreter concept allows any language/data-processing-backend to be plugged into Zeppelin. Currently Apache Zeppelin supports many interpreters such as Apache Spark, Apache Flink, Python, R, JDBC, Markdown and Shell.

Adding new language-backend is really simple. Learn how to create a new interpreter.

Apache Spark integration

Especially, Apache Zeppelin provides built-in Apache Spark integration. You don't need to build a separate module, plugin or library for it.

Apache Zeppelin with Spark integration provides

  • Automatic SparkContext and SQLContext injection
  • Runtime jar dependency loading from local filesystem or maven repository. Learn more about dependency loader.
  • Canceling job and displaying its progress

For the further information about Apache Spark in Apache Zeppelin, please see Spark interpreter for Apache Zeppelin.

Data visualization

Some basic charts are already included in Apache Zeppelin. Visualizations are not limited to SparkSQL query, any output from any language backend can be recognized and visualized.

Pivot chart

Apache Zeppelin aggregates values and displays them in pivot chart with simple drag and drop. You can easily create chart with multiple aggregated values including sum, count, average, min, max.

Learn more about basic display systems and Angular API(frontend , backend) in Apache Zeppelin.

Dynamic forms

Apache Zeppelin can dynamically create some input forms in your notebook.

Learn more about Dynamic Forms.

Collaborate by sharing your Notebook & Paragraph

Your notebook URL can be shared among collaborators. Then Apache Zeppelin will broadcast any changes in realtime, just like the collaboration in Google docs.

Apache Zeppelin provides an URL to display the result only, that page does not include any menus and buttons inside of notebooks. You can easily embed it as an iframe inside of your website in this way. If you want to learn more about this feature, please visit this page.

100% Opensource

Apache Zeppelin is Apache2 Licensed software. Please check out the source repository and how to contribute. Apache Zeppelin has a very active development community. Join to our Mailing list and report issues on Jira Issue tracker.

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