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From Aditya <adityakish...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Installation
Date Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:31:28 GMT
On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 5:15 PM, Mohit Anchlia <mohitanchlia@gmail.com>
wrote:

> So what I see in the architectural overview page is one of the data sources
> to drill? Where does drill store all metadata information?
>

​Drill does not have a centralized metadata store. It discovers schema on
the fly
from the data.​ That being said, it can work with data sources which have
defined
meta data, for example hive.


>
> When using hadoop with drill is it recommended to install drill on hadoop
> node to take advantage of data locality?
>

Definitely. Drill use​s the locality information to schedule work on
appropriate
node.

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