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From Mark <>
Subject Re: Pig output to Cassandra
Date Fri, 11 Mar 2011 18:33:59 GMT
I'll give it a try. Thanks alot!

On 3/11/11 9:30 AM, Jeremy Hanna wrote:
> Yep - it's usable and separate so you should be able to download 0.7-branch and build
the jar and use it against a 0.7.3 cluster.  I've been using it against a 0.7.2 cluster actually.
> To use it, check out the readme in the contrib/pig directory in the 0.7 branch.  One
trivial example of copying one column family to another is:
> rows = LOAD 'cassandra://Keyspace1/Standard1' USING CassandraStorage();
> STORE rows INTO 'cassandra://Keyspace1/Standard2' USING CassandraStorage();
> using the contrib/pig/pig_cassandra script (tx to brandon for that example).  Also make
sure that Standard2 exists too.
> If you have any other questions talk to jeromatron (me), driftx (brandon), or mvdir (eldon)
in #cassandra or #hadoop-pig on IRC on freenode.
> On Mar 10, 2011, at 11:43 PM, Mark wrote:
>> Sweet! This is exactly what I was looking for and it looks like it was just resolved.
>> Are there any working examples or documentation on this feature?
>> Thanks
>> On 3/10/11 8:57 PM, Matt Kennedy wrote:
>>> On its way...
>>> On Mar 10, 2011, at 11:17 PM, Mark wrote:
>>>> I thought I read somewhere that Pig has an output format that can write to
Cassandra but I am unable to find any documentation on this. Is this possible and if so can
someone please point me in the right direction. Thanks

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