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.