Practical Hive pp 219-232 | Cite as

Performance Tuning: Hive

  • Scott Shaw
  • Andreas François Vermeulen
  • Ankur Gupta
  • David Kjerrumgaard


One of the biggest challenges Hive users face is the slow response time experienced by end users who are running ad hoc queries. When compared to the performance achieved by traditional relation database queries, Hive’s response times are often unacceptably slow and often leave you wondering how you can achieve the type of performance your end users are accustomed to.


Execution Time Storage Format Execution Plan Query Execution Intermediate Data 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Copyright information

© Scott Shaw, Andreas Francois Vermeulen, Ankur Gupta, David Kjerrumgaard 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Scott Shaw
    • 1
  • Andreas François Vermeulen
    • 2
  • Ankur Gupta
    • 3
  • David Kjerrumgaard
    • 4
  1. 1.Saint LouisUSA
  2. 2.West Kilbride North AyrshireUK
  3. 3.UxbridgeUK
  4. 4.HendersonUSA

Personalised recommendations