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From विनोद सिंह <>
Subject Re: Running commands at hive cli or hive thirft startup
Date Mon, 10 Dec 2012 01:56:14 GMT
Put a .hiverc file in your home directory containing commands, Hive CLI
will execute all of them at startup.


On Sun, Dec 9, 2012 at 10:25 PM, John Omernik <> wrote:

> I am looking for ways to streamline some of my analytics. One thing I
> notice is that when I use hive cli, or connect to my hive thrift server,
> there are a some commands I always end up running for my session.  If I
> have multiple CLIs or connections to Thrift, then I have to run it each
> time. If I lose a connection to hive thrift, I have to run them.  Etc etc.
> My thought was, is there a way that upon opening a hive cli or connection
> to a hive thrift server, could I have certain commands be executed?
> These commands include a use command to get me to a specific database
> (perhaps there is a default database config variable?) or loading up all
> the temporary functions I use (UDFs) .
> For example, I have a UDF to do URL decoding:
> Can I get this to run auto magically at hive cli start or thrift server
> connection?
> If not, could we build it in that we can add UDFs to hive without doing a
> recompile that stay in permanently?
> I would welcome discussion on this!

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