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Two external tables point to same hdfs location

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Two external tables point to same hdfs location

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Hi

 

Is it possible to have two external tables point to the same hdfs location?

 

Thanks

Shannon

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Re: Two external tables point to same hdfs location

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Thanks i was doing something for short term, worked.

 

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Re: Two external tables point to same hdfs location

Champion
Yes. It may cause issues depending on how you are using it when ingestion data into it. What are you trying to do? I wonder if a Hive view would be better then a separate table.

Re: Two external tables point to same hdfs location

Contributor

Thanks i was doing something for short term, worked.