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From Chris Olston <ols...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: Becoming hadoop subproject
Date Mon, 02 Jun 2008 15:55:22 GMT
We are working on a Pig Tutorial, scheduled to be placed on the  
apache site in June.

-Chris


On Jun 2, 2008, at 5:27 AM, pi song wrote:

> 1) Whether we're becoming a subproject or not, this idea is a kind  
> of cool.
> We can just ship out as a utility in Hadoop to harvest more users.  
> More Pig
> users = more Hadoop users anyway so it doesn't seem to conflict with
> anything.
>
> 2) Let's do like the way they promoted Ruby on Rails. Wow!! you can  
> make a
> website in 5 minutes!!
>
> Pi
>
> On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 10:02 PM, Torsten Curdt <tcurdt@apache.org>  
> wrote:
>
>> Currently, there are really 1-2 people that pop out in design  
>> discussions.
>>> I
>>> would agree on anything that will make us more like a real  
>>> community!
>>>
>>> However, the main idea will never change. The more usable  
>>> application =
>>> more
>>> users = more developers.
>>>
>>
>> The chicken and the egg ...I know
>>
>> But I guess there are a couple of things pig could do.
>>
>> 1) Provide the current hadoop distributions with PIG integrated.  
>> (Should be
>> communicated with the hadoop project of course)
>>
>> 2) A tutorial / screencast what you can already do with it. Maybe run
>> through the usual examples.
>>
>> 3) Make a list of companies/projects that already use PIG in  
>> production
>>
>> 4) Get some people to blog about this once things are in place
>>
>> I know this isn't all nice and sexy development stuff. But I am  
>> sure it
>> will help to find a few more hands.
>>
>> My 2 cents
>>
>> cheers
>> --
>> Torsten
>>

--
Christopher Olston, Ph.D.
Sr. Research Scientist
Yahoo! Research



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