It's odd that there is no such command. The trick Ramki mentioned is the
only one I know of. Two points about it, though:
1. It only works on Hive v0.8+.
2. I've seen a few cases where the prompt did NOT change when first used,
but starting working a little later! I have no idea why and of course, it
happened while teaching a class where I'm supposed to be the expert ;)
On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 12:36 AM, Ramki Palle <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I do not think there is any command to show the current db in Hive. One
> alternative for you is to set a property so that the current database is
> shown as part of the prompt:
> set hive.cli.print.current.db=true;
> This one shows your current db as part of your hive prompt.
> On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 11:13 AM, Sai Sai <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Just wondering if there is any command in Hive which will show us the
>> current db we r using similar to pwd in Unix.
*Dean Wampler, Ph.D.*