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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 19, 2018

Virtual Table Support on Hive Files

" - SQL virtual Tables for HIVE should work in a similar way, with no limitations, the same way they work on Oracle and DB2 and traditional databases
- Feature to support a more scalable solution for applying ""conditional"" column testing without the overhead of managing additional datasets, rule metrics, or rule sets
- Critical for enabling a self-serve data access model out of TD's data lake to support DQ profiling
- long term strategic solution for more flexibility on quality testing for non-homogeneous data element (columns), and shows a true percentage with correct denominator
- SQL Virtual tables support for HIVE
- Solution needed to to subset a group of data instances by their business conditions and to apply data quality rule against these data instances
- Plan for v-table support"