Why should we use distinct keyword in pig script

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Hi,

I am new to Apache Pig and started working with the fundamentals. There I came through a keyword "Distinct" but did not understand why to use it. Can anyone tell the use of this keyword?

May 3, 2019 in Big Data Hadoop by disha
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Hey,

The "distinct" statement is very simple. It removes duplicate records. It works only on entire records, not on individual fields.

answered May 3, 2019 by Gitika
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