Jan 12 in Big Data | Hadoop
Q: What are the pros and cons of archiving a partition in Hive?

1 Answer

Jan 12

We can archive some less used partitions in Hive. The main advantage of archiving is that it will decrease the number  of files to be stored in NameNode. We can even query an archived partition in Hive.

The main disadvantage of archiving is that queries become


slower and less efficient in Hive.

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