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Re: why I get Table not found 'dual'
That way works but if someone accidentally adds a second row or
deletes the first row dual stops working right.

This was why I wrote dual input format. It always works right
regardless if the table has data.


On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 12:09 PM, Sunderlin, Mark
> I creates a single column, single row table called 'dual'
> 1.      Create a text file on HDFS, call it a.txt with just the letter 'a' (or any single character in it)
> 2.      Create the single column table, dual: 'create table dual (x, string);'
> 3.      Load the text file into dual: load data local inpath '... /a.txt' overwrite into table dual;  (replace '...' with the path to the HDFS directory you created a.txt in)
> 4.      Enjoy using it just like you do in Oracle: select parse_url('http://autos.aol.com/gallery/best-trucks-fuel-economy/', 'HOST') from dual
> A quick AOL search and I see this guy did pretty much the same:
> http://bigdatadw.blogspot.com/2012/02/dual-table-in-hive.html
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kaufman Ng [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Thursday, October 18, 2012 9:45 AM
> Cc: fellowtree
> Subject: Re: why i get Table not found 'dual'
> The 'dual' table is a feature in Oracle only I believe.
> There's an open Jira for this.  You can try Edward Capriolo's project (described in the jira) which allows you to use dual.
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HIVE-1558
> On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 2:29 AM, MiaoMiao <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Do you even have a table name 'dual' or not?
>> On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 2:24 PM, fellowtree <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>> hi all:
>>>      some one said hive support sql like  select if(1=2,100,200) from
>>> dual; however i always get Table not found 'dual' . my hive is 0.9.0
>>> and what is the reason?
>>> ________________________________
>>> fellowtree