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Re: Reading Kafka directly from Pig?
Great job. +1

Warm Regards,
On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 8:27 PM, Russell Jurney <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

> Cool stuff, a Pig Kafka UDF.
> Russell Jurney http://datasyndrome.com
> Begin forwarded message:
> *From:* David Arthur <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> *Date:* August 7, 2013, 7:41:30 AM PDT
> *Subject:* *Reading Kafka directly from Pig?*
> I've thrown together a Pig LoadFunc to read data from Kafka, so you could
> load data like:
> QUERY_LOGS = load 'kafka://localhost:9092/logs.query#8' using
> com.mycompany.pig.KafkaAvroLoader('com.mycompany.Query');
> The path part of the uri is the Kafka topic, and the fragment is the number
> of partitions. In the implementation I have, it makes one input split per
> partition. Offsets are not really dealt with at this point - it's a rough
> prototype.
> Anyone have thoughts on whether or not this is a good idea? I know usually
> the pattern is: kafka -> hdfs -> mapreduce. If I'm only reading from this
> data from Kafka once, is there any reason why I can't skip writing to HDFS?
> Thanks!
> -David