This page describes how Pig interoperates with other platforms, such as HBase and Hive.

Pig and Cassandra

http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-910

A loader for loading Cassandra data into Pig. Works with Pig 0.7.0 (branched but not yet released as of 3/31/2010).

Pig and HBase

In Pig 0.6 and before, the built in HBaseStorage can be used to load data from Hbase. Work is ongoing to enhance this loader and make it a storage function also. See http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PIG-1205

Pig and Hive RCFiles

The HiveColumnarLoader, available as part of PiggyBank in Pig 0.7.0.

Pig and Voldemort

The Pig LoadFunc for Voldemort. See http://github.com/rsumbaly/voldemort/blob/hadoop/contrib/hadoop/src/java/voldemort/hadoop/pig/VoldemortStore.java