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From Sean Owen <>
Subject Re: plsi in pig
Date Wed, 11 Feb 2009 11:48:31 GMT
Yeah I had the same high-level impression of what Pig is... if indeed
Pig is to (Java-based) Hadoop as szl is to MapReduce, and the project
is in Java with heavy use of Hadoop, yes I think there's a good
argument to keep it all together -- perhaps just separating the pig
scripts into a separate source root of course.

On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 11:40 AM, prasenjit mukherjee
<> wrote:
> Pig is a higher level language ( more like Swazall for Google's
> mapreduce )  on top of hadoop which makes hadoop easy to use.
> It has SQL like syntaxes and can break the command into separate
> mapreduce tasks and also chain them. From execution point of view they
> are as simple as running a shell script with very few
> operators/commands.

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