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Learning Cloudera Impala by Avkash Chauhan

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Impala-shell command-line options with brief explanations

Impala-shell can be launched with other optional parameters to either perform a specific action or to provide more information about the action. These command line options are used along with the impala-shell command as a parameter. Some of these options are created to provide assistance with impala-shell usage, while others are designed to perform a specific action. For example, the –q or –query option can run a query directly outside the shell and show the output directly on console windows, as shown in the following screenshot:

Impala-shell command-line options with brief explanations

Another example is to use the –d option with a specific database ...

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