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From 董亚军 <>
Subject Re: Using s3 as warehouse on emr
Date Fri, 22 Jan 2016 12:59:56 GMT

the location of table created in hive within the location of database by

for example,

create database test location 's3://warehouse/hive/test.db';

use test;

create table t1...

and then the location of t1 will host on s3.

On Fri, Jan 22, 2016 at 8:52 PM, Zsolt Tóth <>

> Hi,
> I'd like to use S3 as the hive warehouse on my emr 4.x cluster.
> I've set hive.metastore.warehouse.dir=s3n://testbucket/hive_warehouse and
> fs.s3.impl=org.apache.hadoop.fs.s3native.NativeS3FileSystem (not sure if
> this is needed) in the hive-site.xml on the master node. Double checked the
> "set -v" output, the properties are correct.
> When I run a command like "create table test1 (x String);" in Hive CLI, it
> is created in the default warehouse dir (/user/hive/warehouse/) instead of
> s3n://...
> What am I missing here?
> Thanks!
> Zsolt

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