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From ypai <y...@kompany.org>
Subject Functional differences btw. "EXTERNAL" and regular tables
Date Wed, 17 Mar 2010 20:04:09 GMT
Are there any advantages/disadvantages to EXTERNAL tables?

Is the only functional difference for a table declared as "EXTERNAL" that
the user can specify where its files are located in HDFS?

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