300+ [LATEST] Apache Hive Interview Questions and Answers

Q1. How Do You Check If A Particular Partition Exists?

This can be done with following query

SHOW PARTITIONS table_name PARTITION(partitioned_column=’partition_value’)

Q2. How Can Hive Avoid Mapreduce?

If we set the property hive.exec.mode.local.auto to true then hive will avoid mapreduce to fetch query results.

Q3. What Are The Default Record And Field Delimiter Used For Hive Text Files?

The default record delimiter is − n

And the filed delimiters are −