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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)

Security Considerations

For most open source software, security is a critical area to address before production release. As the leading SQL-like interface for Hadoop data, Hive must ensure that data is securely protected and accessed. For this reason, security in Hive is always considered an integral and important part of the ecosystem. The earlier version of Hive mainly relied on HDFS for security. The security of Hive gradually became mature after hiveserver2 was released.

This chapter will discuss Hive security in the following areas:

  • Authentication
  • Authorization
  • Mask and encryption