Hi Rong, It is a good point out. I aligned with Fabian yesterday. It is a good work that I can involve to contribute back to Apache Flink after having AthenaX backfill support internally.
Best Regards Peter Huang On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM, Rong Rong <walter...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi everyone, > > I was wondering if it is a good idea to support some external catalog > software, such as Apache HCatalog, out-of-the-box for the FLIP-24 > SQL-Client. There are many widely used catalogs that we can incorporate. > This way users won't have to always extend and create their own > ExternalCatalog.class separately and this could potentially make the > configuration part easier for SQL users. > > Thanks, > Rong > > >  https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FLINK/FLIP-24+-+SQL+Client >  https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/Hive/HCatalog >