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Hadoop for Finance Essentials by Rajiv Tiwari

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New trends

Writing MapReduce is still too complex and daunting to many programmers. So, not surprisingly, there are currently a lot of initiatives to simplify it and this will continue.

The following points state my opinion:

  • With every new release, high-level languages such as Pig and Hive will be faster and will contain more libraries. For example, new release of Hive has a cost-based optimizer, which makes the query up to 2.5 times faster.
  • MapReduce patterns will be more defined and there will be ready-made templates to choose from.
  • There are tools already in the market for code-free MapReduce programs. It is likely that more organizations will start using these tools.
  • Functional programming Scala and frameworks such as Cascading and Scalding are ...

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