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Re: hive.metastore.warehouse.dir - Should it point to a physical directory
yes thats what i meant. local physical directory. thanks.

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From: bharath vissapragada <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Raj Hadoop <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Cc: User <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 1:59 PM
Subject: Re: hive.metastore.warehouse.dir - Should it point to a physical directory

Hi,

If by "local physical directory" you mean a directory in the underlying OS file system, then No. You just need to create a directory in HDFS and ad it to that xml config file.

Thanks,

On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 11:19 PM, Raj Hadoop <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

Ok.I got it. My questions -

>1) Should a local physical directory be created before using this property?
>2) Should a HDFS file directory be created from Hadoop before using this property?


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>From: Dean Wampler <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Raj Hadoop <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>Cc: User <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>Sent: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 1:44 PM
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>The name is misleading; this is the directory within HDFS where Hive stores the data, by default. (External tables can go elsewhere). It doesn't really have anything to do with the metastore.
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>dean
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>On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 12:42 PM, Raj Hadoop <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
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>Can some one help me on this ? I am stuck installing and configuring Hive with Oracle. Your timely help is really aprreciated.
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>>From: Raj Hadoop <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>>To: Hive <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; User <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>>Sent: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 1:08 PM
>>Subject: hive.metastore.warehouse.dir - Should it point to a physical directory
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>>Hi,
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>>I am configurinig Hive. I ahve a question on the property hive.metastore.warehouse.dir.
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>>Should this point to a physical directory. I am guessing it is a logical directory under Hadoop fs.default.name. Please advise whether I need to create any directory for the variable hive.metastore.warehouse.dir
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>>Thanks,
>>Raj
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>Dean Wampler, Ph.D.
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>http://polyglotprogramming.com/
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