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Chapter 9. Installing Apache Hive and Apache HCatalog

This section describes installing and testing Apache Hive, a tool for creating higher level SQL queries using HiveQL, the tool’s native language, that can be compiled into sequences of MapReduce programs. It also describes installing and testing Apache HCatalog, a metadata abstraction layer that insulates users and scripts from how and where data is physically stored.

Complete the following instructions to install Hive and HCatalog: