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From Subroto Sanyal <sanyalsubr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Support custom file formats
Date Tue, 16 Jul 2013 09:45:09 GMT
Thanks Alan,

Just an another thought.
How about using a different InputFormat like: STORED as INPUTFORMAT
com.myproject.MyOwnInputFormat ?
Which is the best approach and why?

Downline I would like to read the table from PIG as well.


On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 7:12 PM, Alan Gates <gates@hortonworks.com> wrote:

> All you need to do is write a Hive SerDe.  There is some documentation at
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/Hive/DeveloperGuide.  Also
> you can use existing SerDes in Hive as an example.
>
> Alan.
>
> On Jul 5, 2013, at 8:06 AM, Subroto Sanyal wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > Newbie question...
> > I have my own file format. The files are saved on HDFS. I would like
> HCatalog to facilitate to read those files by Hive.
> > Something like:
> >
> > Hive
> > |
> > HCatalog
> > |
> > MyFiles
> >
> > Where should I start with?
> >
> > Is there any sample integration of other File formats which I can use a
> reference?
> >
> >
> > --
> > Cheers,
> > Subroto Sanyal
>
>


-- 
Cheers,
*Subroto Sanyal*

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