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From Edward Capriolo <>
Subject Re: HCatalog-Hive StorageHandler compatibility
Date Fri, 02 Mar 2012 22:04:57 GMT
Of the handlers that exist
Cassandra outside of tree
Hypertable outside of tree
Mongo github outside of tree

>From the way I look at it is if you change the handler interface your
patch should fix the only in hive tree hbase handler. As long as the
tests keep passing I d not see it as an issue. The Hbase handler
changes quite often anyway.


On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 3:42 PM, Francis Liu <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm hoping one of the committers can comment on this. This'll help
> Hive-Hcatalog interoperability.
> -Francis
> On 2/28/12 4:32 PM, "Francis Liu" <> wrote:
>>Hcatalog 0.4 which contains HCATALOG-237 will be built against Hive 0.8.1.
>>In light of that, there are some HiveStorageHandler interface changes we'd
>>like checked into that branch (HIVE-2773, HIVE-2768). HIVE-2773
>>deprecates a
>>method and thus we have made it backward compatible. This enables us, as a
>>first step to get HBaseHCatStorageHandler and HBaseStorageHandler to work
>>both platforms.  I'm hoping the community would be fine in getting these
>>patches in the 0.8.1 branch?

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