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Expert Contributor
Posts: 113
Registered: ‎02-15-2016

Automatic Metadata update in Impala

Hi,

does impala support automatic metadata update from hive (DDL/DML) ? is this available in any version 

Cloudera Employee
Posts: 416
Registered: ‎07-29-2015

Re: Automatic Metadata update in Impala

We don't support this but we're aware that the workflow around "invalidate metadata" is a pain point for some deployments and are actively working on improving this area.

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Registered: ‎02-15-2016

Re: Automatic Metadata update in Impala

Thanks Tim for the update