I am using external tables already. Is the Metastore API not a usable API
from inside another Java Application?
On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 9:19 AM, Edward Capriolo <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
> The most programmatic way is to use external tables and then use
> HiveService (thrift) to add the partition after your MR job has ran
> On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 12:17 PM, Hans Uhlig <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > How can you add a partition to a table programmatically? I have a
> > mapreduce= job that needs to perform a "ALTER TABLE x ADD PARTITION IF
> > EXIST (foo= =3D bar) LOCATION '<Mapreduce output>' after it completes.
> > there an exa= mple of this anwhere?