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A maven project with everything properly set up for using the splout-hadoop API of Splout SQL (, It contains a toy example of indexing and deploying a tablespace with two tables.

IMPORTANT: native libraries must be added to LD_LIBRARY_PATH in local/development mode. They are uncompressed and downloaded by maven to target/maven-shared... (see the pom.xml). You need to add the maven folder to your java.library.path. Here's how in Eclipse:

mvn install
mvn eclipse:eclipse
Run Configurations -> ... -> JRE -> Installed JREs... -> Click -> Edit ... -> Default VM Arguments: -Djava.library.path=target/maven-shared-archive-resources/

IMPORTANT: For executing the examples you should have at least a QNode and DNode running in your system (see Splout SQL's Getting started:

For running the example locally, just execute "GenerateTablespace" with no args first and "DeployTablespace" with no args afterwards.

For running the example in pseudo-distributed mode first copy the toy resources to the HDFS:

hadoop fs -put src/main/resources/ src/main/resources

Then install, uncompress the .tar.gz and proceed as follows:

mvn install
cd target
tar xvfz splout-hadoop-starter-0.0.1-SNAPSHOT-distro.tar.gz
cd splout-hadoop-starter-0.0.1-SNAPSHOT
hadoop jar splout-hadoop-starter-0.0.1-SNAPSHOT-hadoop.jar generate
hadoop jar splout-hadoop-starter-0.0.1-SNAPSHOT-hadoop.jar deploy

You can check that everything went fine by issuing the following queries providing any key:

SELECT * FROM geonames;
SELECT * FROM hashtags;

The example

The example is very simple and it just indexes a small file with Twitter hashtag counts per day, partitioning it by hashtag. This means you can do queries like:

(key = 'california')
SELECT * FROM hashtags WHERE hashtag = 'california';

It also indexes a toy database of "geonames". So you can check whether some hashtag is an alternate name for a location:

(key = 'california')
SELECT * FROM geonames WHERE altname = 'california';

Indeed, you can query in each partition which hashtags correspond to a geo location:

(for any partition key)
SELECT * FROM hashtags, geonames WHERE altname = hashtag;  


A starter project for using the splout-hadoop API (Splout SQL)



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