Function to describe any table present in Hive's metastore

Description

This function runs the describe query of Impala against the table passed as an argument to the function

Usage

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Arguments

table

The name of the table that needs to be described

Value

Returns an dataframe that contains the details of the table as displayed by the describe command

Author(s)

Vijay Raajaa vijay.raajaa@mu-sigma.com,
Austin Chungath Vincent austin.cv@mu-sigma.com,
Vikas Raguttahalli vikas.r@mu-sigma.com,
Sachin Sudarshana sachin.sudarshana@mu-sigma.com

Examples

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## Not run: 
library("RImpala")
rimpala.init()
rimpala.connect("127.0.0.1","21050")
des=rimpala.describe(table="sample_table")

## End(Not run)