Apache Drill: The SQL query engine for Hadoop and NoSQL
Ellen Friedman,Tomer Shiran Ted Dunning
Apache Drill is a significant new tool in the Hadoop ecosystem that enables users to execute queries in a Hadoop cluster and get results quickly. This practical book provides a first touch introduction to Drill and its ability to handle large files containing data in flexible formats with nested data structures and tables.
Developers and analysts with moderate technical skills will learn the basics of installing and running Drill, and advanced users will understand how incorporate the framework into complex programs, such as using Drill queries to replace some of the MapReduce operations in a large-scale program.
- Gain a basic understanding of how Apache Drill works and what it helps you do
- Get a complete language reference to Drill
- Learn the use cases that make the most sense for Drill
- Use a detailed technical reference for extending the framework