If you are a data analyst, developer, or simply someone who wants to use Hive to explore and analyze data in Hadoop, this is the book for you. Whether you are new to big data or an expert, with this book, you will be able to master both the basic and the advanced features of Hive. Since Hive is an SQL-like language, some previous experience with the SQL language and databases is useful to have a better understanding of this book.
Dayong Du is a big data practitioner, leader, and developer with expertise in technology consulting, designing, and implementing enterprise big data solutions. With more than 10 years of experience in enterprise data warehouse, business intelligence, and big data and analytics, he has provided his data intelligence expertise in various industries, such as media, travel, telecommunications, and so on. He is currently working with QuickPlay Media in Toronto, Canada, to build enterprise big data intelligence reporting for online media services and content providers. He has a master's degree in computer science from Dalhousie University, and he holds the Cloudera Certified Developer for Apache Hadoop certification.