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Subject [jira] [Commented] (HIVE-1537) Allow users to specify LOCATION in CREATE DATABASE statement
Date Wed, 06 Jul 2011 12:15:19 GMT

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(Updated 2011-07-06 12:14:34.148278)

Review request for hive, Ning Zhang and Amareshwari Sriramadasu.


Thanks Ashutosh, updated patch with your comments. Not sure whats the benefit of embedding
the whole chunk inside transactions, so have not done it.




create database location 'path1';
alter database location 'path2';

After 'alter', only newly created tables will be located under the new location. Tables created
before 'alter' will be under 'path1'.

1. I have moved getDefaultDatabasePath() to HiveMetaStore and made it private. There should
only be one API to obtain the location of a database and it has to accept 'Database' as an
arg and hence the new method in Warehouse 'getDatabasePath()' and similarly 'getTablePath()'.
The usages of older API also has been changed. Hope that should be fine.
2. One could argue why have getDatabasePath() as location can be obtained by db.getLocationUri().
I wanted to retain this method to do any additional processing if necessary (getDns or whatever).

This addresses bug HIVE-1537.

Diffs (updated)

  trunk/metastore/src/java/org/apache/hadoop/hive/metastore/ 1143322

  trunk/metastore/src/java/org/apache/hadoop/hive/metastore/ 1143322 
  trunk/metastore/src/java/org/apache/hadoop/hive/metastore/ 1143322 
  trunk/metastore/src/test/org/apache/hadoop/hive/metastore/ 1143322

  trunk/ql/src/java/org/apache/hadoop/hive/ql/exec/ 1143322 
  trunk/ql/src/java/org/apache/hadoop/hive/ql/parse/ 1143322 
  trunk/ql/src/java/org/apache/hadoop/hive/ql/parse/Hive.g 1143322 
  trunk/ql/src/java/org/apache/hadoop/hive/ql/parse/ 1143322 
  trunk/ql/src/java/org/apache/hadoop/hive/ql/parse/ 1143322 
  trunk/ql/src/test/org/apache/hadoop/hive/ql/metadata/ 1143322 
  trunk/ql/src/test/queries/clientpositive/database_location.q PRE-CREATION 
  trunk/ql/src/test/results/clientpositive/database_location.q.out PRE-CREATION 



1. Updated for testing the functionality - database creation, alteration
and table's locations as TestCliDriver outputs ignore locations.
2. Added database_location.q for testing the grammar primarily.




> Allow users to specify LOCATION in CREATE DATABASE statement
> ------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: HIVE-1537
>                 URL:
>             Project: Hive
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: Metastore
>            Reporter: Carl Steinbach
>            Assignee: Thiruvel Thirumoolan
>         Attachments: HIVE-1537.patch, hive-1537.metastore.part.patch

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