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From Shangzhong zhu <>
Subject regarding Hive Thrift Metastore Server
Date Wed, 24 Jul 2013 20:56:03 GMT
Hi all,

Our current setting of Hive is:

Hive Thrift server -> MySQL metastore.

All requests to MySQL metastore is going through the Thrift server.
However, we have been seeing issues with this setting. Thrift server once a
while gets stuck with TTransport timeout errors or even OOM.

Seems removing the Hive Thrift server, and let all clients directly hit
MySQL is a better option.

Just want to check with the community that, is everyone directly using
MySQL metastore without Thrift server, and is it the setting that Hive
developer team recommend.


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