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From Bryan Talbot <btal...@aeriagames.com>
Subject Re: hive newbie - importing data into hive
Date Wed, 15 Dec 2010 04:36:28 GMT
I'll help by recommending that you get started by looking at the "Getting
Started Guide".

http://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/Hive/GettingStarted


-Bryan


On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 8:23 PM, Sean Curtis <sean.curtis@gmail.com> wrote:

> just wondering if i have a pipe delimited file, how i can just import this
> data into hive:
>
> basically i am using the microlens database, which is pipe separated. for
> example:
>
> user id | age | gender | occupation | zip code
>
> translates to
>
> 123 | 24 | M | worker | 12345
>
>
> i'd like to just import this straight into Hive. my initial thoughts:
> 1. use unix substitute command and change all "|" to "Ctrl-A".
> 2. import into mysql, then use sqoop
>
> seems it should be easier than this. can someone help?
>
> thanks for the help.
>
> sean

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