Some example applications have been written to help with getting started using PNDA and knowing what to put in an application package.
The spark-batch example converts data from the master data set into parquet format.
Spark Streaming - Kafka to HBase
The spark-streaming example writes data from Kafka into an HBase table.
The Spark Streaming and HBase tutorial provides an in-depth look at the app.
Spark Streaming - Kafka to OpenTSDB
The Spark Streaming and OpenTSDB tutorial provides an in-depth look at the app.