Interactive SQL on Hadoop is now easier: New Impala and Hive Editors

Published on 04 April 2014 in Administration / Querying - 1 minute read - Last modified on 04 February 2020

The Impala and Hive applications have a new face! In addition to new features, their interfaces in Hue have been redesigned and re-implemented as single page apps.


  • Switching between pages is over
  • Results are asynchronously fetched
  • Results are graphed

Moreover, the table metadata are now directly accessible from the navigator tab and a smarter auto-completion.

Here is a demo of a typical query execution:

As usual feel free to comment on the hue-user list or @gethue!

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