EventQL vs Pig: What are the differences?
Developers describe EventQL as "The database for large-scale event analytics". EventQL is a distributed, column-oriented database built for large-scale event collection and analytics. It runs super-fast SQL and MapReduce queries. On the other hand, Pig is detailed as "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. .
EventQL and Pig can be primarily classified as "Big Data" tools.
EventQL and Pig are both open source tools. EventQL with 1.02K GitHub stars and 91 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Pig with 583 GitHub stars and 449 GitHub forks.