In this recipe, we look at how we can import data into Hive and also how we can point it to existing data using an external table.
The data store formats for Hive can be text, ORC and parquet, as well as a few other formats. Each one has its advantages in terms of compression, performance, space utilization and memory overheads.
To progress through the recipe, you must have completed the recipe Using MySQL for Hive metastore. There are many examples of each type of Hive distribution at
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