Can we do updates and deletes in hive


Hi Sir,

Can you please suggest me on the below

  1. can we do row level updates and deletes using hive? Google says that it is possible and implemented from hive version 0.14.

our version of hive is 1.2.1000…

But when i tried i’m getting error . Can you please suggest. Thank you.


Hi @rn06031982,

Yes with the hive version 0.14 onwards we can do row-level updates and deletes. I’ve enabled them. Please check now and it should work.



Thank you very much for the reply. I’ll get back to you after testing sir. Thank you