MapR Hive support#

The Starburst Hive connector includes support for a MapR-based Hive metastore as well as the MapR filesystem.

Warning

MapR Hive support is a legacy feature that will be removed in a future release of Starburst Enterprise. Contact your Starburst account team if you use this feature.

Requirements#

The MapR Hive metastore support requires a valid Starburst Enterprise license.

Configuration#

  • Edit your catalog properties file using the Hive connector

  • Set the metastore to use mapr

  • Configure the URI to point to your Hive metastore Thrift service

connector.name=hive
hive.metastore=mapr
hive.metastore.uri=thrift://hadoop-master:9083

Configuration properties specific to Hive MapR are documented in the following table. For all other configuration, refer to the hive configuration properties.

MapR-specific configuration properties#

Property name

Description

Default

hive.metastore

Type of the Hive metastore service. Value must be set to mapr to activate MapR support.

thrift

hive.metastore.mapr.authentication.enabled

Enable the MapR authentication to access the metastore

true

hive.maprfs.config.resources

Optional comma-separated list of MapR HDFS configuration files. These XML files must be present on all SEP cluster nodes. MapR-specific equivalent to hive.config.resources.