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Re: Upper case column names
On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 4:20 PM, Edward Capriolo <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

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> Just changing the code is not as easy as it sounds. It sounds like this
> will break many things in production for a lot of people.
Absolutely - case sensitivity would be a big change. In the patch we're
playing around with we centralized the toLowerCase business in a single
method, and can turn it on/off per-query.

--travis

> On Tuesday, August 14, 2012, Travis Crawford <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
> > Hey Mayank -
> > I've looked briefly at case-sensitivity in Hive, and there's a lot of
> places where fields are lowercased to normalize. For HCatalog, I'm playing
> around with a small patch that makes case-sensitivity optional and it works
> if you run queries with Pig/HCat against the metastore. It would be a
> pretty large patch to make hive optionally case sensitive though.
> > Case sensitive field names as an option certainly would use helpful
> though.
> > --travis
> >
> > On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 8:24 AM, Mayank Bansal <
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> The column names in hive are by default case insensitive.
> >>
> >> I was wondering if there is any way, I could make the column names case
> sensitive?
> >>
> >> I am running a model on a data, the data is now stored in hive, the
> model has columns referred in camel case.
> >>
> >> It would require a lot of effort to change the code of the model, so I
> was wondering if I could change my hive schema or anything.
> >>
> >> Would changing the metastore_db help in someway ?
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >>
> >> Mayank
> >>
> >>
> >>
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