Start Hive Thrift Server

Hive Thrift server is very useful for integrating HIVE with applications which can talk to Thrift.
Its very much used by reporting tools such as Pentaho

To Start HIVE thrift server just type

# hive --service hiveserver

It would show message like

Starting Hive Thrift Server

To check it hive server has been started successfully

#netstat -nl | grep 10000

Some service must be running there.

Hive do have compatibility issues with latest version of Hadoop. So if your thirft server is not starting just check it hadoop version is supported or not.