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From Xuefu Zhang <>
Subject Re: Pros and cons -Saving spark data in hive
Date Wed, 16 Dec 2015 04:00:58 GMT
You might want to consider Hive on Spark where you can work directly with
Hive and your query execution is powered by Spark as an engine.


On Tue, Dec 15, 2015 at 6:04 PM, Divya Gehlot <>

> Hi,
> I am new bee to Spark and  I am exploring option and pros and cons which
> one will work best in spark and hive context.My  dataset  inputs are CSV
> files, using spark to process the my data and saving it in hive using
> hivecontext
> 1) Process the CSV file using spark-csv package and create temptable and
> store the data in hive using hive context.
> 2) Process the file as normal text file in sqlcontext  ,register its as
> temptable in sqlcontext and store it as ORC file and read that ORC file in
> hive context and store it in hive.
> Is there any other best options apart from mentioned above.
> Would really appreciate the inputs.
> Thanks in advance.
> Thanks,
> Regards,
> Divya

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