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From Allen Wittenauer ...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: Very new at hadoop - few questions
Date Sat, 20 Oct 2007 15:56:54 GMT

On 10/20/07 5:57 AM, "Jonathan Hendler" <hendlerman@yahoo.com> wrote:
>> 2. If programming required then which language required to know.
>> 
>>   
> Java works best.

    Java may work best, but by using hadoop streaming you can use pretty
much any language you want without dipping your toes in the Java pool.

    http://wiki.apache.org/lucene-hadoop/HadoopStreaming

In the past, I've used this to take my pre-existing log processing scripts
written in perl and, with a bit of minor tweaking, get the benefits of
hadoop.  I can't see why PHP wouldn't be any different.



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