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Hive hdfs tmp files

Hive hdfs tmp files

New Contributor

Trying to do some hdfs house cleaning.  What is the impact to clearing up /tmp/hive temp files in hdfs?


Does it require a restart of HIVE to do this?




Re: Hive hdfs tmp files

Expert Contributor

The HDFS /tmp/hive-hive directory is 3.8 TB and we would like to delete this folder to get space back for HDFS. What is the impact of deleting this tmp folder? 





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