-Re: Load XML file into HIVE
Sadananda Hegde 2012-09-02, 13:06
Thanks, Matt. We might go with 'flattening' option. I was hoping I can do
it using XPATH without need for any custom coding.
On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 6:25 PM, Matt Tucker <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I was working on this several months ago, and ended up having to flatten
> each XML document to one root node per line. I believe that the other
> option would be to write a custom InputFormat.
> On Aug 30, 2012, at 3:57 PM, Sadananda Hegde <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I would like to load an XML data file into HIVE. I created a table with
> just one column:
> > create table xmltable (xmldata String )
> > STORED AS TEXTFILE;
> > and then loaded the xml file into that table
> > LOAD DATA LOCAL INPATH '/test.xml'
> > OVERWRITE INTO TABLE xmltable;
> > I thought I can use the XPATH to extract individual elements. But I am
> not sure
> > 1) How to specify the root node as a record terminator on CREATE TABLE
> statement (it's using '\n' by default)
> > 2) Change the current context / node for the XPATH
> > Can some one provide guidance and may be point to some good examples?
> > Thanks,
> > Sadu