Apache Spark vs. Pig vs. Airpal



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What is Apache Spark?

Spark is a fast and general processing engine compatible with Hadoop data. It can run in Hadoop clusters through YARN or Spark's standalone mode, and it can process data in HDFS, HBase, Cassandra, Hive, and any Hadoop InputFormat. It is designed to perform both batch processing (similar to MapReduce) and new workloads like streaming, interactive queries, and machine learning.

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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Pros

Why do developers choose Apache Spark?
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Why do developers choose Pig?
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Why do developers choose Airpal?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Apache Spark?
No Cons submitted yet for Apache Spark
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What are the cons of using Pig?
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What are the cons of using Airpal?
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Companies

What companies use Apache Spark?
304 companies on StackShare use Apache Spark
What companies use Pig?
10 companies on StackShare use Pig
What companies use Airpal?
2 companies on StackShare use Airpal

Integrations

What tools integrate with Apache Spark?
12 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache Spark
What tools integrate with Pig?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Pig
What tools integrate with Airpal?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Airpal

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

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

See all alternatives to Apache Spark



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