I have a scenario where parquet files are being added over time to a partition of an Impala external table. The catalog service broadcasts changed metadata as a result of ALTER TABLE, INSERT and LOAD DATA to all nodes but it is not aware obviously when I create a parquet file and add it to a partition. Is there a way to force the catalog service to broadcast to all nodes and cause each of them to refresh their metadata? I'm trying to avoid having to connect to every impala daemon (any of which can be connected to and used as a coordinator) to issue a REFRESH.
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