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tools to generate hive test data

can anyone suggest any tool to generate test data of large sizes (atleast 1gb) for hive? Looking for simpler tools unlike testbench.


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@Mrinmoy Choudhury Tpch are relatively simpler and you can use and to build and set up the data.

Also has good amount of data which you can use to populate hive tables.

Hi @Mrinmoy Choudhury,

You can use the the scripts here to generate the data (

You can extract the tar file and run with different scale of data.



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