We’re continuing our series of quick interviews with Apache Hadoop project committers at Hortonworks.
This week Alan Gates, Hortonworks Co-Founder and Apache Pig Committer, discusses using Apache Pig for efficiently managing MapReduce workloads. Pig is ideal for transforming data in Hadoop: joining it, grouping it, sorting it and filtering it.
Alan explains how Pig takes scripts written in a language called Pig Latin and translates those into MapReduce jobs.
Listen to Alan describe the future of Pig in Hadoop 2.0.…