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Is it possible to create n number of external tables are pointing to a single hdfs path.

Is it possible to create n number of external tables are pointing to a single hdfs path.

New Contributor

Hi Team,

Is it possible to create n number of hive external tables are pointing to a single hdfs path,if its possible please help me on that how to do.

Thanks in advance.

Regards,

Rajendra.

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Re: Is it possible to create n number of external tables are pointing to a single hdfs path.

Expert Contributor

This should be possible, but why would you want to do that? If they are pointing to the same HDFS path, presumably they're all accessing the same data with the same schema. You could define one table and access all of the data, unless I am missing something else. Please let me know what you are trying to do