I do not think we should remove:
One of the challenges of HQL is not having a procedure language. This
forces users into oozie/airflow/spark even to orchestrate simple flows.
Lets give that one some time to marinate, but I agree technically it could
be its own sub project.
On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 9:45 AM, Peter Vary <pv...@cloudera.com> wrote:
> Hi Team,
> I am seeing several jiras proposing removing functions from Hive:
> HIVE-18691 Drop Support for Explicit Table Lock From Apache Hive
> HIVE-18692 Remove HPL/SQL From Apache Hive
> HIVE-18448 Drop Support For Indexes From Apache Hive
> I generally agree with removing unused functions. Especially ones which
> add extra effort to upkeep without real user base.
> My question is wether Hive has a deprecation policy for function
> deprecation like Hadoop:
> Compatibility.html#Deprecation <https://hadoop.apache.org/