public interface SchemaRelationProvider
Users may specify the fully qualified class name of a given data source. When that class is
not found Spark SQL will append the class name
DefaultSource to the path, allowing for
less verbose invocation. For example, 'org.apache.spark.sql.json' would resolve to the
data source 'org.apache.spark.sql.json.DefaultSource'
A new instance of this class will be instantiated each time a DDL call is made.
The difference between a
RelationProvider and a
SchemaRelationProvider is that
users need to provide a schema when using a
A relation provider can inherits both
if it can support both schema inference and user-specified schemas.
BaseRelation createRelation(SQLContext sqlContext, scala.collection.immutable.Map<String,String> parameters, StructType schema)