Start Hive on an insecure cluster
If you want to use Apache Hive for a quick test, you can do so using Hive
default authorization mode, assuming you are on an insecure cluster (no Kerberos or Ranger
policies). In default authorization mode, only user
hive can access Hive.
Steps to start the Hive shell, not to be mistaken with the Hive CLI that CDP does not
support, include how to log into a cluster.
hiveon the command line of your cluster to start the Hive shell. In the background, Beeline launches the Hive shell.
In Cloudera Manager, click
- Make a note of the IP address or host name of a node in your cluster, for example myhost-vpc.cloudera.com.
Use ssh to log into the cluster.
hiveto start Hive from the command line.
Enter Hive queries.
CREATE TABLE students (name VARCHAR(64), age INT, gpa DECIMAL(3,2));
INSERT INTO TABLE students VALUES ('fred flintstone', 35, 1.28), ('barney rubble', 32, 2.32);