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What is Apache HCatalog ?


What is HCatalog ?

Apache HCatalog is a Storage Management Layer for Hadoop that helps to users of different data processing tools in Hadoop ecosystem like Hive, Pig and MapReduce easily read and write data from the cluster.HCatalog enables with relational view of data ¬†from RCFile format, Parquet, ORC files, Sequence files stored on HDFS. It also exposes REST API exposed to external systems to access the metadata. (more…)


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