I've created master JIRA (https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FLINK-9171), and included all HCatalog related JIRAs as subtasks. This make it easier to track all HCatalog related effort in Flink. Thanks.
Shuyi On Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 12:36 PM, Fabian Hueske <fhue...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi everybody, > > An HCatalog integration with the Table API/SQL would be great and be > helpful for many users! > > A big +1 to that. > > Thank you, > Fabian > > Shuyi Chen <suez1...@gmail.com> schrieb am Mi., 11. Apr. 2018, 14:36: > > > Thanks a lot, Rong and Peter. > > > > AFAIK, there is a flink hcatalog connector introduced in FLINK-1466 > > <https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FLINK-1466> that is added by > > Fabian. > > And there is another JIRA in FLINK-1913 > > <https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FLINK-1913> to document the use > of > > connector. > > > > I think we can start with looking at the existing hcatalog connector, > > adding missing documentation, and come up with a proposal to evolve the > > Flink HCatalog integration with ExternalCatalog, and the SQL client to > make > > it both useful both SQL and non-SQL scenarios. > > > > Given we already have the integration implemented in AthenaX > > <https://github.com/uber/AthenaX> internally, we can help drive and > > contribute back to the community. > > > > Shuyi > > > > On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 12:01 PM, Peter Huang < > huangzhenqiu0...@gmail.com> > > wrote: > > > > > 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 > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > -- > > "So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future." > > > -- "So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future."