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From "Bennie Schut (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (HIVE-1126) Missing some Jdbc functionality like getTables getColumns and HiveResultSet.get* methods based on column name.
Date Fri, 23 Jul 2010 08:12:56 GMT

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Bennie Schut commented on HIVE-1126:


I think the spec is pretty clear on this:
We are supposed to make it thread safe. Now they explain that the most logical use case for
multi threading on a single connection would be the cancel call. What squirrel is doing might
be unexpected but it is allowed per spec. A separate JIRA would make sense since this isn't
the only spot I guess.
I'll remove the sync for now.

I've changed all things Carl said except for the copying the input lists. These lists are
explicitly created to be used on this resultset only and can't possibly be modified by anything.
I think I should have made them final like this:

  public HiveMetaDataResultSet(final List<String> columnNames
          , final List<String> columnTypes

Which would make this clear. However if anyone feels strongly about having this copied by
value then I'll change that to.

You can expect a new patch in a few minutes.


> Missing some Jdbc functionality like getTables getColumns and HiveResultSet.get* methods
based on column name.
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: HIVE-1126
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HIVE-1126
>             Project: Hadoop Hive
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Clients
>    Affects Versions: 0.7.0
>            Reporter: Bennie Schut
>            Assignee: Bennie Schut
>             Fix For: 0.7.0
>         Attachments: HIVE-1126-1.patch, HIVE-1126-2.patch, HIVE-1126.patch, HIVE-1126_patch(0.5.0_source).patch
> I've been using the hive jdbc driver more and more and was missing some functionality
which I added
> HiveDatabaseMetaData.getTables
> Using "show tables" to get the info from hive.
> HiveDatabaseMetaData.getColumns
> Using "describe tablename" to get the columns.
> This makes using something like SQuirreL a lot nicer since you have the list of tables
and just click on the content tab to see what's in the table.
> I also implemented
> HiveResultSet.getObject(String columnName) so you call most get* methods based on the
column name.

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