5. What file formats does Qubole’s Hive support out of the box?

Qubole’s Hive supports:

  • Text files (compressed or uncompressed) containing delimited, CSV or JSON data.
  • It can support Binary data files stored in RCFile and SequenceFile formats containing data serialized in Binary JSON, Avro, ProtoBuf and other binary formats

Custom File Formats (InputFormats) and Deserialization libraries (SerDe) can be added to Qubole. Please contact Qubole Support if you have a query in this regard.