Displaying the Metadata of a Table

Steps for displaying a table's metadata that could be causing a query to run slowly.

Describes how to display the metadata of table used in your query, such as the table's file size distribution that could be causing your query statement to run slowly.
  1. In a supported browser, log in to the web UI by doing the following:
    1. In the web browser URL field, enter the URL that you were given by your system administrator and press Enter.
    2. When the Log in page opens, enter your user name and password access credentials.
    3. Click Log in.
  2. In the Search field of the Clusters page, enter the name of the cluster whose workloads you want to analyze.
  3. From the navigation panel under Data Warehouse, select Summary.
  4. In the Queries page, select the query of interest and then select the HDFS Tables Scanned tab.
    For example, the Duration column shows that the query took over six hours to run and the HDFS Tables Scanned section displays the metadata for the tables that were scanned.

  5. To display details about the table's file size distribution, select a table name.