Configuring the Hive Metastore to Use HDFS High Availability in CDH

To configure other CDH components to use HDFS high availability, see Configuring Other CDH Components to Use HDFS HA.

Configuring the Hive Metastore to Use HDFS HA

The Hive metastore can be configured to use HDFS high availability by using Cloudera Manager or by using the command-line for unmanaged clusters.

  1. In the Cloudera Manager Admin Console, go to the Hive service.
  2. Select Actions > Stop. Click Stop again to confirm the command.
  3. Back up the Hive metastore database.
  4. Select Actions > Update Hive Metastore NameNodes and confirm the command.
  5. Select Actions > Start and click Start to confirm the command.
  6. Restart the Hue and Impala services if you stopped them prior to updating the metastore.