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From Joey Daughtery <>
Subject Re: Pig Tuples and Scanner
Date Mon, 12 Dec 2011 13:41:06 GMT
Unfortunately, I have very little understanding of Accumulo myself.
Currently, I only understand the basics of it.  And the
documentation/javadoc for Accumulo is not that good.

I would suggest posting to the Accumulo mailing list at

They seem to be very responsive.  But I have come to realize that much of
what you can do with sql, does not translate to Accumulo without much


On Fri, Dec 9, 2011 at 4:50 PM, Trevor Adams <> wrote:

> So I am looking to create a LoadFunc for Accumulo, and am just wondering
> what would be the "correct" way to do this, here is my current plan.
> Pig tuples are a set of columns for one given row in Accumulo, creating
> the tuples with the Scanner seems possibly a bit odd. Loop over the
> elements that it gives out (column value pairs) and fold/reduce on the
> rowid and create some intermediate element that is used in a pseudo
> InputFormat of <Row, ColVals> that can be used in the LoadFunc.
> Since I don't understand some of the stuff in Accumulo, there may be a
> better way to accomplish the above. If there is, great, otherwise I will
> begin on the above.
> -Trevor

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