Hadoop2010: Hadoop and Pig at Twitter

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Apache Pig is a high-level framework built on top of Hadoop that offers a powerful yet vastly simplified way to analyze data in Hadoop. It allows businesses to leverage the power of Hadoop in a simple language readily learnable by anyone that understands SQL. In this presentation, Twitter's Kevin Weil introduces Pig and shows how it has been used at Twitter to solve numerous analytics challenges that had become intractable with a former MySQL-based architecture.

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