Apache Flink vs. Pig vs. Airpal

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What is Apache Flink?

Apache Flink is an open source system for fast and versatile data analytics in clusters. Flink supports batch and streaming analytics, in one system. Analytical programs can be written in concise and elegant APIs in Java and Scala.

What is Pig?

Pig is a dataflow programming environment for processing very large files. Pig's language is called Pig Latin. A Pig Latin program consists of a directed acyclic graph where each node represents an operation that transforms data. Operations are of two flavors: (1) relational-algebra style operations such as join, filter, project; (2) functional-programming style operators such as map, reduce.

What is Airpal?

A web-based query execution tool built on top of Facebook's PrestoDB.

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14 Companies Using Apache Flink
7 Companies Using Pig
2 Companies Using Airpal

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What are some alternatives to Apache Flink, Pig, and Airpal?

  • Apache Spark - Fast and general engine for large-scale data processing
  • Druid - Fast column-oriented distributed data store
  • Presto - Distributed SQL Query Engine for Big Data (by Facebook)
  • Amazon Athena - Query S3 Using SQL

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