The answer is yes. SQOOP is the tool you are looking for. It has an import option to load data from from any jdbc compliant database into hive. It even creates the hive table for you by refering to the source db table.
Hope It helps!..
Bejoy K S
From: Aditya Singh30 <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Date: Fri, 9 Dec 2011 09:57:26
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Subject: Loading data into hive tables
I want to know if there is any way to load data directly from some other DB, say Oracle/MySQL etc., into hive tables, without getting the data from DB into a text/rcfile/sequence file in a specific format and then loading the data from that file into hive table.
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