Apache Hive Installation

In this section, we will perform the Hive installation.

Java Installation - Check whether the Java is installed or not using the following command.

$ java -version

Hadoop Installation - Check whether the Hadoop is installed or not using the following command.

$hadoop version

If any of them is not installed in your system, follow the below link to install Click Here to Install.

Steps to install Apache Hive

  • Download the Apache Hive tar file.


  • DUnzip the downloaded tar file.

tar -xvf apache-hive-1.2.2-bin.tar.gz

  • DOpen the bashrc file.

$ sudo nano ~/.bashrc

  • DNow, provide the following HIVE_HOME path.

export HIVE_HOME=/home/codegyani/apache-hive-1.2.2-bin

export PATH=$PATH:/home/codegyani/apache-hive-1.2.2-bin/bin

  • DUpdate the environment variable.

$ source ~/.bashrc

  • DLet’s start the hive by providing the following command.

$ hive