Apache Drill Tutorial

Apache Drill Tutorial

Apache Drill is first schema-free SQL engine. Unlike Hive, it does not use MR job internally and compared to most distributed query engines, it does not depend on Hadoop. Apache Drill is observed as the upgraded version of Apache Sqoop. Drill is inspired by Google Dremel concept called BigQuery and later became an open source Apache project.

This tutorial will explore the fundamentals of Drill, setup and then walk through with query operations using JSON, querying data with Big Data technologies and finally conclude with some real-time applications.


This tutorial has been prepared for professionals aspiring to make a career in Big Data Analytics. This tutorial will give you enough understanding on Drill process, about how to install it on your system and its other operations.


Before proceeding with this tutorial, you must have a good understanding of Java, JSON and any of the Linux operating system.

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