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From Tim Spence <yogi.wan.ken...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Can Hive 0.7 Rebuild partitions ?
Date Thu, 19 May 2011 21:01:28 GMT
Is this functionality handled by ALTER TABLE [name] RECOVER PARTITIONS?
Take a look at this presentation for context:
http://www.slideshare.net/AmazonWebServices/aws-office-hours-amazon-elastic-mapreduce

Best of luck,
Tim




On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 2:25 AM, Jasper Knulst <jasper.knulst@vlc.nl> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I have a partitioned external table on Hive 0.7. New subfolders are
> regularly added to the base table HDFS folder.
> I now have to perform this scan myself and let an external tool create new
> partitions by generating and firing ALTER TABLE ADD PARTITION commands.
>
> Is there an easier way to have hive scan the base table folder to see if
> there are any new partitions around? Something like REBUILD PARTITIONS
> perhaps??
>
>
>
>
> Couldn't find anything similar on the Hive/LanguageManual/DDL
>
> --
> Kind Regards
>
>
>
> Jasper
>

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