hive by default supports utf-8
I am not sure about utf-16
you can refer to this https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HIVE-2859
On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 10:23 AM, Koert Kuipers <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> is it safe to upload UTF16 encoded (unicode) text files to hadoop for
> processing by map-reduce, hive, pig, etc?
> thanks! koert