Experts @ Work: David Ciemiewicz (aka Ciemo) on Pig and Hadoop

What exactly is a "Search Excellence Guru"? Jeremy Zawodny sits down with David Ciemiewicz (aka Ciemo) to find out.

Highlights from the conversation include Ciemo’s thoughts on how to use Pig and Hadoop to sift through petabytes of user logs to gain an understanding of user wants, needs, and desires; why he likes Pig Latin more than SQL; and why the map-reduce compute grid paradigm makes a great alternative to traditional databases such Oracle and MySQL, data warehouses and data marts.



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