AWS Glue vs Pig: What are the differences?
What is AWS Glue? Fully managed extract, transform, and load (ETL) service. A fully managed extract, transform, and load (ETL) service that makes it easy for customers to prepare and load their data for analytics.
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. .
AWS Glue and Pig belong to "Big Data Tools" category of the tech stack.
Pig is an open source tool with 583 GitHub stars and 449 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Pig's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, AWS Glue has a broader approval, being mentioned in 13 company stacks & 7 developers stacks; compared to Pig, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.