What is the difference between HBase and Hive?

HBase is a NoSQL database. It supports update, insert and delete statements at record level. HBase does not support a query language like SQL. But we can use Hive with HBase for querying purpose.

Hive runs on MapReduce. HBase runs on HDFS.
Apache Hive is a data warehousing and data analytics framework that is used for data warehouse applications. HBase is a NoSQL database on top of HDFS.

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