Hadoop Hive

Shifting to Hive Part II: Best Practices and Optimizations

This is part two of an extended article. See part one here.


A full listing of Hive best practices and optimization would fill a book. All we’ll do here is skim over the topics that best indicate the spirit of Hive, and how it is used most successfully. There’s plenty of detail available in the documentation and on the Web at large.  Hopefully, these quick run-downs will provide enough background and keywords for a rewarding Google search.

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