Apache Flink vs. Pig

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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.

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Cons

What are the cons of using Apache Flink?
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Companies

What companies use Apache Flink?
15 companies on StackShare use Apache Flink
What companies use Pig?
7 companies on StackShare use Pig

Integrations

What tools integrate with Apache Flink?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache Flink
What tools integrate with Pig?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Pig

What are some alternatives to Apache Flink and Pig?

  • 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

See all alternatives to Apache Flink



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