Impala-shell command reference

After you launch Impala shell, you can use Impala shell commands to perform specific tasks. You can also pass these commands to Impala shell using the –q option as an argument. Some of these commands are referenced from SQL-like syntax because they are passed to an impala daemon inside impala-shell as SQL-like statements. Inside Impala shell, all the commands must end with a semicolon, as a semicolon is used as a command termination sequence. In this section, we will cover most of these commands, which you can run directly on Impala shell as shown in following screenshot:

Impala-shell command reference

In the previous screenshot, as soon as Impala ...

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