meta store contains all the information related to your table definitions,
partitions, serdes etc
warehouse directory is just a location where the raw data from your table
On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 2:56 PM, nagarjuna kanamarlapudi <
[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Just wondering what information does Hive store in metastore and
> warehouse directory .
> I configured my metastore to mysql. I also in the warehouse directory of
> hive (on HDFS) directories with names <database_name>.db
> What informations are stored in metastore and what informations are stored
> in Warehouse directory of hive.
> Nagarjuna K