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FW: Post-gres Hive Metastore
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From: Kevin Wilfong [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: Thursday, February 09, 2012 10:59 AM
Subject: Post-gres Hive Metastore


Does anyone still use postgres as the Hive metastore SQL backend?

I'm in the process of writing scripts to upgrade the metastore schema as part of

I noticed that the postgres metastore upgrade scripts are missing the script for HIVE-2246.  This patch added a new table COLUMNS_V2 and completely rearranged the way column information is stored in the metastore.  Without this  change, I don't know how anyone could continue to use postgres for Hive after upgrading to HIVE-2246.

Kevin Wilfong