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Scott Shaw, Andreas François Vermeulen, Ankur Gupta and David Kjerrumgaard, Practical Hive, 10.1007/978-1-4842-0271-5_3

3. Hive Architecture

Scott Shaw, Andreas François Vermeulen2, Ankur Gupta3 and David Kjerrumgaard4

(1)Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

(2)West Kilbride North Ayrshire, UK

(3)Uxbridge, UK

(4)Henderson, Nevada, USA

This chapter digs deeper into the core Hive components and architecture and will set the stage for even deeper discussions in later chapters. Here you will see what makes Hive tick, and what value its architecture provides over traditional relational systems. Make no mistake about it, Hive is complicated but its complexity is surmountable and will be ...

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