with Warren Pettit
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Pig was initially developed at Yahoo! to allow people using Hadoop® to focus more on analyzing large data sets and spend less time having to write mapper and reducer programs. Like actual pigs, who eat almost anything, the Pig programming language is designed to handle any kind of data—hence the name!
Pig is made up of two components: the first is the language itself, which is called PigLatin, and the second is a runtime environment where PigLatin programs are executed.
This course begins with an overview of Pig. It explains the data structures supported by Pig and how to access data using the LOAD operator. The next lesson covers the Pig relational operators. This is followed by the Pig evaluation functions, as well as math and string functions.
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