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Hive Queries getting hung




We have Hortonworks environment and when i am running one hive query(which has multiple join) it is getting hung at reducer level and take 3 hrs to finish some time and some time it get hung.


According to our hadoop support team they said we need to add memory in the queue but they said I need to tell them how much memoy I need to run my query.



So how to calculate how much memory I need to execute my hive query successfully.






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When you say it is hung at reducer level,so all the containers take more time or few containers in the reudcer takes lot of time and hung.

There is a data skewness,if few conatimers at reducer level takes time.


You have to re-write the query if there is a data skweness