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From Rajesh Balamohan <rajesh.balamo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: HCatalog + Hive + Hive-Index
Date Fri, 01 Feb 2013 00:31:59 GMT
Thanks Alan and Travis for the comments.

I believe it would be a great addition to HCatalog (given that it would be
a tighter integration with Hive). Please let me know if I can raise a JIRA
for it for tracking.

~Rajesh.B


On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 11:09 PM, Travis Crawford
<traviscrawford@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hey Rajesh -
>
> HCatalog opens up the hive metastore / rw path to other processing
> frameworks, such as MR and Pig. However, it would be up to those other
> processing frameworks to make use of indexes. This would definitely be
> an awesome feature in the future, for more processing frameworks to
> make use of a common indexing system. You're correct this does not
> happen at this time though.
>
> --travis
>
>
> On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 6:31 PM, Rajesh Balamohan
> <rajesh.balamohan@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Experts,
> >
> > Currently I do not think HCatalog can utilize the indexes created in Hive
> > (Please correct me if my assumption is wrong).
> >
> > Is there any plan in the roadmap, where HCatalog can make efficient use
> of
> > Hive Indexes? This could benefit some of the usecases and help in
> reducing
> > IO?.
> >
> > --
> > ~Rajesh.B
>



-- 
~Rajesh.B

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