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DISCLAIMER: Hive has only been tested on Unix (Linux) and Mac systems using Java 1.6 for now – although it may very well work on other similar platforms. It does not work on Cygwin.
Installation and Configuration
You can install a stable release of Hive by downloading a tarball, or you can download the source code and build Hive from that.
- Java 1.7 (preferred), Java 1.6
- Hadoop 2.x (preferred), 1.x. Hive versions up to 0.13 also supported 0.20.x, 0.23.x, or 2.0.x-alpha
- Hive is commonly used in production Linux and Windows environment. Mac is a commonly used development environment. The instructions in this document are applicable to Linux and Mac. Using it on windows would require slightly different steps.
Installing Hive from a Stable Release