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  • Diagram 1: The figure illustrates execution of a UDF in interactive mode, where a user interacts with the Transformer grid.
  • Diagram 2: This feature illustrates how UDFs interact with the cluster at job execution time.

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User-Defined Service



NOTE: When a recipe containing a user-defined function is applied to text data, any non-printing (control) characters cause records to be truncated by the Spark running environment during job execution. In these cases, please execute the job on the Photon running environment.


NOTE: Running user-defined functions for an external service, such as Hive, is not supported from within a recipe step. As a workaround, you may be able to execute recipes containing such external UDFs on the Photon running environment. Performance issues should be expected on larger datasets.

See Transformer Page.