Kudu vs Pig: What are the differences?
What is Kudu? Fast Analytics on Fast Data. A columnar storage manager developed for the Hadoop platform. A new addition to the open source Apache Hadoop ecosystem, Kudu completes Hadoop's storage layer to enable fast analytics on fast data.
What is Pig? Platform for analyzing large data sets. 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. .
Kudu and Pig can be categorized as "Big Data" tools.
Kudu and Pig are both open source tools. Kudu with 789 GitHub stars and 263 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Pig with 583 GitHub stars and 449 GitHub forks.