Apache Hive

You can use the Commvault software to back up and restore Apache Hive databases.


Data You Can Back Up

  • All Hive databases or user-specified databases in the Hadoop cluster.

  • Hive tables from all nodes in the Hadoop cluster.

Backups You Can Perform

  • Full backups

  • Incremental backups

  • Synthetic full backups

When You Can Perform Backups

  • On a schedule: The server plan that you assign manages scheduled backups

  • On demand: You can perform on-demand backups at any time


Data You Can Restore

  • Hive databases and tables

Backups You Can Use for Restores

  • The most recent backup: For example, restore the most recent backup to its original location

  • A backup from a specific date: For example, restore data to a point in time before it became unusable

Destinations You Can Restore To

  • The current location (in place)

  • Different set of tables on the same cluster or a different cluster (out of place)