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From Edward Capriolo <>
Subject Re: Load data into HIVE from HDFS Clarification
Date Thu, 09 Dec 2010 21:57:36 GMT
On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 2:53 PM, Tali K <> wrote:
> When one  loads data to hive , if the file is in hdfs, it is moved into the
> Hive-controlled file system namespace.
> and deleted from hdfs. Is it possible to change it so , file wouldn't be
> moved, but copied?

You can create the table and then copy the files into place by hand
but having a keyword built in would not be a bad thing.

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