Drill Tutorial

MapR includes Drill as part of the Hadoop distribution. The MapR Sandbox with Drill is a fully functional single-node cluster that simulates Drill in a Hadoop environment. Business and technical analysts, product managers, and developers can use the sandbox environment to get a feel for the power and capabilities of Drill by performing various types of queries. Refer to the Drill web site and Drill documentation for more details.

Hadoop is not a prerequisite for Drill and users can start learning Drill by running SQL queries directly on the local file system.

To complete the tutorial on the MapR Sandbox with Drill, work through lessons in following order: