Cascading ships with several jars and dependencies in the download archive. Alternatively, Cascading is available over Maven and Ivy through the Conjars repository, along with a number of other Cascading-related projects. See http://conjars.org for more information.
The core Cascading artifacts include the following:
This jar contains the Cascading Core class files. It should
be packaged with
lib/*.jar when using
This jar contains the Cascading local mode class files. It is not needed when using Hadoop.
This jar contains the Cascading Hadoop specific
dependencies. It should be packaged with
lib/*.jar when using Hadoop.
This jar contains Cascading XML module class files and is
optional. It should be packaged with
lib/xml/*.jar when using Hadoop.
This jar contains Cascading unit tests. If writing custom
modules for cascading, it may be helpful to subclass
Cascading works with either of the Hadoop processing modes - the
default local standalone mode and the distributed cluster mode. As
specified in the Hadoop documentation, running in cluster mode requires
the creation of a Hadoop job jar that includes the Cascading jars, plus
any needed third-party jars, in its
This is true regardless of whether they are Cascading Hadoop-mode
applications or raw Hadoop MapReduce applications.
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