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From Chris Bates <>
Subject Re: Very basic (and almost certainly flawed) introduction to Hive on Amazon Elastic Map Reduce
Date Sat, 14 Nov 2009 00:50:45 GMT
Hey David,

Thanks for contributing.  Pete Skomoroch also does a lot of great work with
Hadoop on Amazon Web Services.  You can check out his great tutorials at and the Git repository for  The more
we get people to blog about these tools the better!  Hopefully I'll be
posting sometime soon as well.

Have a good weekend

On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 10:12 AM, David Salgado <>wrote:

> Hi all
> I've just started looking into Hive, and working my way through some
> of the tutorials out there (notably the one from Cloudera, which I
> found really helpful).
> I think I'm going to want to use Hive with Amazon EMR for my 'real'
> work, so I've been trying to replicate some of the steps in the
> tutorial using Amazon EMR.
> I ran into a few gotchas, and didn't find a lot of information on
> their site, so I've blogged a very basic article on how to get started
> from scratch (more or less). Hopefully, it will help other people in a
> similar position.
> I'm sure I've made lots of factual errors, so any constructive
> feedback would be most welcome. Also, if anyone knows of other newbie
> tutorials for Hive, whether on Amazon EMR or not, please let me know.
> David

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