If you have hive-server running somewhere you can do following-
HiveConf hiveConf = new HiveConf(MyClass.class);
HiveMetaStoreClient client = new HiveMetaStoreClient(hiveConf);
and then do-
On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 9:58 AM, Edward Capriolo <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
> You can use the metastore API directly if you source all the correct
> hadoop and hive xml files, have all of hives/lib in your classpath and
> network access. It is much more graceful to correct through the
> thrift service.
> On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 12:53 PM, Hans Uhlig <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > 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
> >> successfully.
> >> On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 12:17 PM, Hans Uhlig <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> >> > 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
> >> > NOT
> >> > EXIST (foo= =3D bar) LOCATION '<Mapreduce output>' after it
> >> > Is
> >> > there an exa= mple of this anwhere?