Using Apache HBase to store and access data
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Using HBase Hive integration

Before you begin to use the Hive HBase integration, complete the following steps:

  • Use the HBaseStorageHandler to register the HBase tables with the Hive metastore. You can also register the Hbase tables directly in Hive using the HiveHBaseTableInputFormat and HiveHBaseTableOutputFormat classes.
  • As part of the registration process, specify a column mapping. There are two SERDEPROPERTIES that controls the HBase column mapping to Hive:
    • Hbase.columns.mapping