Pig User Defined Functions

Writing UDF’s using Java

  • build.gradle
  • SampleEval

Using the UDF

Registering the Jar file

$./pig -x local
grunt> REGISTER '/home/hadoop/pig/pig-demos.jar'

Defining Alias

DEFINE alias {function | [`command` [input] [output] [ship] [cache] [stderr] ] };
DEFINE sample_eval t5750.pig.SampleEval();

Using the UDF

grunt> emp_data = LOAD 'hdfs://localhost:9000/pig_data/employee_details.txt' USING PigStorage(',')
   as (id:int, name:chararray, age:int, city:chararray);
grunt> Upper_case = FOREACH emp_data GENERATE sample_eval(name);
grunt> Dump Upper_case;