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From Elliot West <>
Subject Re: hive transaction strange behaviour
Date Fri, 13 Nov 2015 10:45:55 GMT
It is the compaction process that creates the base files. Check your
configuration to ensure that compaction should be running. I believe the
compactor should run periodically. You can also request a compaction using
the appropriate ALTER TABLE HQL DDL command.


On Friday, 13 November 2015, Sanjeev Verma <>

> I have enable the hive transaction and able to see the delta files created
> for some of the partition but i dont not see any base file created
> seems strange to me seeing so many delta files without any base file.
> Could somebody let me know when Base file created.
> Thanks

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