Take a look at the settings reference, if you haven’t done so already. In addition to the settings files for Hadoop, I have now added settings pages for each of the most recent versions of Hive: 0.10, 0.11, and 0.12.
Hive is one of the most popular components of the Hadoop ecosystem…a Hadoop system seems almost bare without it. It provides a good jump start with Hadoop, especially for those with previous SQL experience; however, as you grow in your experience with Hadoop, you’ll come to realize that it isn’t the most optimal tool for your Hadoop jobs. But that’s a story for another post…it remains a great way to get started with any kind of job in Hadoop. On to the instructions! Continue reading