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From Russell Jurney <>
Subject Re: HIVE and S3 via EMR?
Date Wed, 30 May 2012 19:52:27 GMT
You = Excellent

Russell Jurney

On May 29, 2012, at 11:06 PM, Pedro Figueiredo <> wrote:

On 30 May 2012, at 02:17, Russell Jurney wrote:

I've made the bucket - which is derived from the enron emails - available
at s3:///rjurney_public_web/from_to_date and a sample is available at

The problem is that your bucket name contains the '_' character. When Hive
(or whatever, really) tries to resolve the hostname it fails, because '_' is an illegal
character in DNS. It's got nothing to do with Hive, or your table

You can have a look at "Rules for bucket naming" in



Pedro Figueiredo
Skype: pfig.89clouds - Big Data Consulting

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