Setting up an Impala Virtual Warehouse
You learn how to set up a Unified Analytics Virtual Warehouse for Business Intelligence (BI), or ad-hoc querying. An Impala Virtual Warehouse can read full ACID tables in the Hive metastore, and can write insert-only ACID tables because you select the Impala engine type.
- Required role: DW Admin
Create a Virtual Warehouse as described in "Creating a Virtual Warehouse",
selecting the Impala engine type.
- Select a database catalog, or accept the default.
- Select a size for the Virtual Warehouse.
- Click Enable Unified Analytics.
Turn off Disable AutoSuspend if you intend to use Impala
coordinator shutdown, which you enable in the next step.
The Impala coordinator does not automatically shutdown unless the Impala executors are suspended.
Configure Impala coordinator shutdown by turning on Allow Shutdown
Of Coordinator and accept the default value Enabled
Active-Passive in High Availability (HA).
For the benefits and other information about Coordinator shutdown, see configure Impala coordinator shutdown.
- Configure other options.
- Click Create.