Listing All The Tables In Apache Hive & Imapala

The purpose of this article is to let you know how to list all the tables that exists in the current database in Apache Hive that can be found with the Apache Impala as well.

Once you are Hive prompt, use the below command.


list tables hive

The same command will help to list the tables in Apache Impala. Please note that Impala uses Hive metastore, so it shows the existing Hive databases.

list tables impala

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