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What is the best way to store Blob data type in a Hive table, as a string or Binary?

What is the best way to store Blob data type in a Hive table, as a string or Binary?

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Re: What is the best way to store Blob data type in a Hive table, as a string or Binary?

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Best way to store is probably followed by best for what kind of usage Sankar. I believe that reading value stored in String is fairly simple than trying to read something that is in binary format. It depends on how you want to use it, then how you want to store it.