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Apache Hive Essentials. - Second Edition

By : Dayong Du
Book Image

Apache Hive Essentials. - Second Edition

By: Dayong Du

Overview of this book

In this book, we prepare you for your journey into big data by frstly introducing you to backgrounds in the big data domain, alongwith the process of setting up and getting familiar with your Hive working environment. Next, the book guides you through discovering and transforming the values of big data with the help of examples. It also hones your skills in using the Hive language in an effcient manner. Toward the end, the book focuses on advanced topics, such as performance, security, and extensions in Hive, which will guide you on exciting adventures on this worthwhile big data journey. By the end of the book, you will be familiar with Hive and able to work effeciently to find solutions to big data problems
Table of Contents (12 chapters)

Installing Hive from Apache

To introduce the Hive installation, we will use Hive version 2.3.3 as an example. The pre-installation requirements for this installation are as follows:

  • JDK 1.8
  • Hadoop 2.x.y
  • Ubuntu 16.04/CentOS 7
Since we focus on Hive in this book, the installation steps for Java and Hadoop are not provided here. For steps on installing them, please refer to and

The following steps describe how to install Apache Hive in the command-line environment:

  1. Download Hive from Apache Hive and unpack it:
      $cd /opt

$tar -zxvf apache-hive-2.3.3-bin.tar.gz
$ln -sfn /opt/apache-hive-2.3.3 /opt/hive
  1. Add the necessary system...