-Re: Can hive show external table filenames?
Edward Capriolo 2013-01-31, 20:12
describe extended <tablename>
describe extended <tablename> (<partition>)
the location is one of the properties
On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 2:37 PM, Keith Wiley <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> "show tables" shows the HDFS directories which correspond to Hive tables and various select queries show data from inside the files (each row of a file being a row of the overarching table that the entire directory represents)...or so I have convinced myself...but can Hive show the HDFS filenames? Or is "hadoop fs -ls" the only way to do that?
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