HCatalog Tutorial


HCatalog is a Hadoop storage and table management layer. HCatalog enables different data processing tools like Pig, MapReduce for Users. HCatalog exposes the tabular data of HCatalog metastore to other Hadoop applications. Apache HCatalog is a project enabling non-HCatalog scripts to access HCatalog tables.


The tutorial is intended for Hadoop developers who are having minimum Hadoop and java knowledge.

Audiences & Prerequisites:

The tutorial can be understanble by anyone as all the topics are covered with in-depth information.

Users having the Java and hadoop technologies experience in addition to computation background will be an advantage in understanding the concepts easily. Users without having computation background may need to go through the topic more than once to understand the concept clearly.

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  1. HCatalog Tutorial