Monthly Archives: June 2014

More pig tricks

Another wisp of wisdom to save someone’s late night hacking: 1. Pig is not good with class casting, for instance from bytearray to chararray (String).So it’s always best to be as explicit as one can. For instance, in the ETLProjector, … Continue reading

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Pigfall #2

Today I want to share some 10 hours of debugging stress in 5 minutes of writing. The subject is again the infamous Pig of course, of which relatively little resource exists on the web. The specific issue is loading input … Continue reading

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Some Grunting Moments (and late night hacking on apache pig)

Lately I have picked up some long overdue interest in a highly specialized tool in big data industry called Pig. It sits on top of a slightly better known piece of software, hadoop, which conforms to the mapreduce paradigm in … Continue reading

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