Day: <span>October 19, 2015</span>

Day: October 19, 2015

Available options to connect to Hive and Impala from .NET application

Recently a customer has requested information regarding which one to use to connect to HS2 or Impala from .NET application, ODBC or JDBC? I will briefly summarise my findings below: Both ODBC and .NET are Microsoft products, so it is natural that they will work nicely together. And according to …

Unable to query Hive parquet table after altering column type

Currently Hive does not support changing column types for parquet tables, due to performance issues. I have developed the following test case to prove the bug: The following is the output: After some research I have found the following JIRAs for this issue: HIVE-6784 and HIVE-12080. The original issue HIVE-6784 …

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