Error while Starting Hive – DatastoreDriverNotFoundException

Here is a scary exception thrown out when I started Hive. The specified datastore driver (“com.mysql.jdbc.Driver”) was not found in the CLASSPATH. Please check your CLASSPATH specification, and the name of the driver.

I forgot to copy the mysql driver to hive lib folder. Here is the command to copy the same

cp /usr/share/java/mysql-connector-java-5.1.38.jar /opt/hadoop/hive/lib/



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