Guide list

Cascalog documentation is organized as a number of guides, covering all kinds of topics.

We recommend that you read these guides, if possible, in this order:

Getting started

An overview of Cascalog with a quick tutorial that helps you to get started with it. It should take about 30 minutes to read and try the provided code examples

Understanding Cascalog



  • Inner
  • Outer
  • Cross

Running on a cluster


Testing and Debugging

Upgrading from 1.x to 2.x

Cascalog for the Impatient

  • This guide is a set of progressive coding examples that start with a simple file copy and builds up to a MapReduce implementation of the TF-IDF algorithm.

Real Code Examples

Blog posts from around the web

List of companies using Cascalog

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