Programming Pig 2nd Ed (O'Reilly)
Programming Pig 2nd Ed (O'Reilly)
Friday, 30 December 2016

When you need to analyze terabytes of data, this book shows you how to do it efficiently with Pig. Author Alan Gates is co-founder of Hortonworks and an original member of the engineering team that took Pig from a Yahoo! Labs research project to a successful Apache open source project. This second edition, updated with programming examples, provides comprehensive coverage on key features such as the Pig Latin scripting language and the Grunt shell.


Author: Alan Gates and Daniel Dai
Publisher: O'Reilly
Date: November 2016
Pages: 347
ISBN: 978-1491937099
Print: 1491937092
Kindle: B01N8TQ46A
Audience: Data programmers
Level: Intermediate
Category: Data Science

  • Pig's data model, including scalar and complex data types
  • Write Pig Latin scripts to sort, group, join, project, and filter your data Use Grunt to work with the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS)
  • Build complex data processing pipelines with Pig's macros and modularity features
  • Embed Pig Latin in Python for iterative processing and other advanced tasks
  • Use Pig with Apache Tez to build high-performance batch and interactive data processing applications
  • Create your own load and store functions to handle data formats and storage mechanisms.

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