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From Peyman Mohajerian <mohaj...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Oozie dynamic action
Date Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:43:23 GMT
If you want to see a simple example of what you are looking for:
It is part of this article:

On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 4:20 AM, praveenesh kumar <praveenesh@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
> I have a scenario in which I want to trigger a hive uploading script every
> day. I have a set of folders created for a set of customer ids everyday. My
> hive script will read the customer id from the path, checks whether the
> table for the customer id exits and if not create a table and will create
> partition based on date for  a "set of unknown customer_ids".
> I can get the set of unique customer_ids from a shell action. It can be
> passed as a list or string.
> My problem is how can I achieve this dynamic checking/creation of hive
> tables and partitions from oozie.
> Currently I am doing everything from the shell script and calling it as a
> shell action in oozie, but I was wondering if these kind of checks or some
> kind of for-loop kind of actions can be done in oozie.
> Any thoughts/suggestions on how to tackle the above scenario in the best
> way possible using oozie, would be highly helpful.
> Regards
> Praveenesh

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