Daily Archives: July 1, 2014


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Error Scenario: The specified datastore driver (“com.mysql.jdbc.Driver”) was not found in the CLASSPATH We usually get this error message while configuring Hive Local Metastore through MySQL database. [crayon-5ce4965c2cee3203164880/] Root Cause: If the JDBC driver JAR file for MySQL (Connector/J) is not on Hive’s classpath, ( in Hive’s lib directory – $HIVE_HOME/lib), we […]

datastore driver was not found in the CLASSPATH