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regarding Hive Thrift Metastore Server
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.

Thejas Nair 2013-07-24, 21:23
Shangzhong zhu 2013-07-24, 22:05