Apache Tez is the new data processing framework in the Hadoop ecosystem. It runs on top of YARN - the new compute platform for Hadoop 2. Learn how Tez is built from the ground up to tackle a broad spectrum of data processing scenarios in Hadoop/BigData - ranging from interactive query processing to complex batch processing. With a high degree of automation built-in, and support for extensive customization, Tez aims to work out of the box for good performance and efficiency. Apache Hive and Pig are already adopting Tez as their platform of choice for query execution.