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From Thiruvel Thirumoolan <thiru...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: Dynamic partition - support for distribute by
Date Tue, 01 Mar 2011 11:26:13 GMT
Not sure about that, but this is supported:

FROM (SELECT *, dt from table_a DISTRIBUTE BY dt) T
        INSERT OVERWRITE TABLE table_b PARTITION(dt)
                SELECT * ;

On Mar 1, 2011, at 5:28 AM, Wil - wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> Reading the wiki on dynamic partition, there is best practice example to solve 
> the issue of creating too many dynamic partitions on a specific node. However, 
> the query does not work. 
> (http://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/Hive/Tutorial#Dynamic-partition_Insert)
> 
> 
> Is this form of query support?
> 
> 
> FROM table_a
> INSERT OVERWRITE TABLE table_b PARTITION(dt)
> SELECT * FROM (
> SELECT *, dt
> DISTRIBUTE BY dt
> ) T;
> 
> Thanks,
> --wil
> 
> 
> 


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