Hive - Rename Table

visibility 155 event 2021-09-10 access_time 2 years ago language English
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Hive supports renaming tables with/without moving data folder. For a managed table that is created without LOCATION clause, the command will also move the table's HDFS location.

Code snippet

You can use the following code snippet to rename tables. 

ALTER TABLE table_name RENAME TO new_table_name;
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