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From Edward Capriolo <>
Subject Re: adding "create or replace view" documentation to the wiki
Date Wed, 15 May 2013 20:42:03 GMT
Your best bet is to find the relevant .q files inside the hive source code
and "figure out" what actually works.

On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 2:50 PM, Darren Yin <> wrote:

> I also just realized that partitioned views have also been in Hive since
> 0.8 but it seems the only place they're mentioned on the main
> LanguageManual DDL page is in another offhand remark in the docs for ALTER
> VIEW AS SELECT. I was at least able to find a design doc<>for
the feature, and it does seem like it does describe the feature pretty
> well, but there are parts of it that don't seem the most definitive (e.g.
> referring in future tense to CREATE OR REPLACE VIEW functionality). Could
> someone also update the wiki about this too? I'd love to update it myself
> with a couple stubs that at least point to the existence of these
> functionalities. Is this the right place to make such requests?
> Thanks again!
> --Darren
> On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 9:19 PM, Darren Yin <> wrote:
>> I just realized that this has existed in Hive for a couple years now, but
>> the only reference to it that exists on this page in the wiki
>> is an offhand remark in the documentation for ALTER VIEW AS SELECT. Looks
>> like it was implemented as a response to HIVE-1078<>.
>> It even looks like there's a reminder to update the wiki, but it doesn't
>> seem like the wiki was ever updated.
>> Thanks!
>> --Darren

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