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Pig Installation

The prerequisites for Apache Pig installation are Java and Hadoop to be installed in the system. Download the latest version of Pig from

Unzip the downloaded file. The Pig script is located in the bin directory (/pig-n.n.n/bin/pig). Add /pig-n.n.n/bin to your path. Use export (bash,sh,ksh) or setenv (tcsh,csh). For example:

  1. $ export PATH=/<my-path-to-pig>/pig-n.n.n/bin:$PATH

To get the list of pig commands write:

  1. $ pig -help

To start the grunt shell write the below command:

  1. $ pig