RImpala_describe: Function to describe any table present in Hive's metastore

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) Examples

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 [email protected],
Austin Chungath Vincent [email protected],
Vikas Raguttahalli [email protected],
Sachin Sudarshana [email protected]

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)

RImpala documentation built on May 30, 2017, 4:09 a.m.