Scalding is a Scala library that makes it easy to write MapReduce jobs in Hadoop. It's similar to other MapReduce platforms like Pig and Hive, but offers a higher level of abstraction by leveraging the full power of Scala and the JVM.
Scalding is built on top of Cascading, a Java library that abstracts away much of the complexity of Hadoop (such as the need to write raw
Need a suggestion for where to start? Try the Alice in Wonderland walkthrough which shows how to use Scalding step by step to learn about the book's text.
sbt docwill build scaladocs under the
target/2.9.2/api/directory, which you can then open in your browser.