In order to install Hive, we recommend that you use a freely available commercial Hadoop distribution as described in Chapter 1, Getting Started with Hadoop v2. Another alternative is to use Apache Bigtop to install Hive. Refer to the Bigtop-related recipe in Chapter 1, Getting Started with Hadoop v2 for steps on installation of Hive using the Apache Bigtop distribution.
This section describes how to get started with Hive.
hivein the command prompt and skip to step 4: