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Re: Pig multiple groupby problem
Couple of ideas:

1) do you need exact distinct counts? There are approximate distinct counting approaches that may be appropriate an much more efficient.
2) can you try with pig-2888?

On Aug 28, 2012, at 1:35 PM, Deepak Tiwari <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am processing huge dataset and need to aggregate data using on multiple
> levels ( columns ).
> for example A,B,C,D,E,F, CalculateDistinctinctOnValue1,
> CalculateDistinctinctOnValue2, Sum(value3)
> I have tried two approaches in one I am reading the file one time and
> generating groupby on each level
> for example group by (A,B), group by (A,B,C)
> Since I have to do distinct inside foreach which is taking too much time,
> mostly because of skew. ( I have enabled multiquery)
> In another approach I have tried creating 8 separate scripts to process
> each group by too, but that is taking more or less the same time and not a
> very efficient one. Could someone please suggest any other way..
> Thanks in advance.
> Deepak