Apache Zeppelin Component Guide
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Importing External Packages

If you want to use an external package within a Zeppelin note, you can follow one of these approaches:

  • Specify the dependency for the associated interpreter on the Interpreter page.

    For more information, see Dependency Management for Interpreter at zeppelin.apache.org.

  • For Spark jobs, you can pass a jar, package, or list of files to spark-submit using SPARK_SUBMIT_OPTIONS; for example:

    • SPARK_SUBMIT_OPTIONS in conf/zeppelin-env.sh

      export SPARKSUBMITOPTIONS="--packages com.databricks:spark-csv_2.10:1.2.0 --jars /path/mylib1.jar,/path/mylib2.jar --files /path/mylib1.py,/path/mylib2.zip,/path/mylib3.egg"
    • In SPARK_HOME/conf/spark-defaults.conf

      spark.jars /path/mylib1.jar,/path/mylib2.jar spark.jars.packages com.databricks:spark-csv_2.10:1.2.0 spark.files /path/mylib1.py,/path/mylib2.egg,/path/mylib3.zip

If you want to import a library for a note that uses the Livy interpreter, see Using the %livy Interpreter to Access Spark.