Pig Latin: Getting Started

Pig Latin is a powerful language that allows developers to create MapReduce jobs in SQL-Like syntax. In this course, you will go through the basics of the Pig Latin language and learn how to use it in the real world.
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(177)
Level
Beginner
Updated
May 1, 2015
Duration
1h 56m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(177)
Level
Beginner
Updated
May 1, 2015
Duration
1h 56m
Description

Writing a MapReduce job isn't the easiest part of being a Hadoop developer, but with a higher level language like Pig Latin that task can become a lot easier. Throughout this course we will take a look into the Pig Latin language and learn the basics. You will write your first MapReduce Job, which will be a Pig Script. You will also compare and contrast Pig Latin and Java MapReduce jobs. By the end of the course, you will understand the basics of the Pig Latin language and be ready to tackle a real world example.

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About the author

Thomas is a Senior Software Engineer and Certified ScrumMaster. He spends most of his time working with the Hortonwork Data Platform and Agile Coaching.

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