Comprehensive Hive Guide

Everything about HiveQL in one place.

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This complete summary of the Hive Query Language offers a friendly tutorial to Hadoop’s most popular batch query engine. It covers everything from basic syntax to Hive’s complete library of rich query functions. Collecting multiple pages of web documentation into one place for easy reference, it presents these functions alongside performance optimization tips and sample queries to help you quickly master complex concepts in Data Science.

Whether you’re a Hive expert looking for a quick reference, or have never written a SELECT statement before in your life, this guide has something for you. At the end, we’ll show you how to put it all together in a real world example exploring some Point of Sales data from a small office supply store.