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From Nitin Pawar <>
Subject Re: DROP command fails with error message
Date Wed, 04 Dec 2013 12:42:56 GMT
Exception clearly says "You are not allowed to drop the default database"

On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 6:09 PM, Biswajit Nayak <>wrote:

> Hi All,
> I was trying to drop a database name "default" but every time it fails
> with the below error message. While other commands works fine like " show
> database"
> hive> DROP DATABASE IF EXISTS default;
> FAILED: Execution Error, return code 1 from
> org.apache.hadoop.hive.ql.exec.DDLTask. MetaException(message:Can not drop
> default database)
> hive>
> Thanks
> Biswajit
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