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Re: Loader partitioning on field

1) It should not. If it does push, then it is a bug in pig.

2) I think it should be fine.

3) Look at PColFilterExtractor and PartitionFilterOptimizer


On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 1:31 PM, Jeff Yuan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> I am writing a loader for a storage format, which partitions by a
> particular field in the record. So I would like to implement something
> which can push down filters on the partitioned field so that the
> record reader does not need to read files that are outside the
> filtered range. In the interface "LoadMetadata", the
> "getPartitionKeys" and "setPartitionFilter" functions seem to support
> what I need (where Pig should pass the filtering expression on the
> declared partition keys to "setPartitionFilter", but I have a couple
> of questions. I'm going to reference the following example, where
> timestamp is the partition key.
> a = load 'stored_data' using CustomLoader();
> b = filter a by timestamp = CUSTOM_UDF(date, month);
> 1. Would partitioning work in this case where the partition key filter
> includes a UDF?
> 2. Does the partition statement need to be directly after the load
> statement? What I mean is, if I declare a variable c between a and b
> which does some other operation on a, will Pig pass the filter
> expression of b when loading a?
> 3. Can you point out roughly where this "setPartitionFilter" function
> is called in Pig code during the load process? I couldn't seem to find
> it through a search of the Pig source.
> Thanks a lot!