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How do I drop Multiple tables in Impala through shell(bash) script and then finally delete the database?

The requirement is to delete impala tables from a database. Tables are recursively deleted and if all the tables are deleted, then database should be deleted.

All this has to be performed through either shell script or Java.

I would like to how to invoke impala shell from bash shell and then access impala tables?
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Thanks Mark for your response.
I have slightly tweek the query to use
impala-shell -i "show tables" -d  databasename and assigned to array variable.

And using for loop i was able to traverse through the list and deleted the same.

However there was one issue, The first table didnt get deleted due to impala-shell response.
So, I copied the first table name alone to a variable and deleted it separately using another delete table command outside the for loop. That saved my time.

Thanks for your help!