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From Apache Wiki <wikidi...@apache.org>
Subject [Hadoop Wiki] Update of "Hive/LanguageManual/DDL" by AdamKramer
Date Mon, 29 Jun 2009 21:23:14 GMT
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The following page has been changed by AdamKramer:
http://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/Hive/LanguageManual/DDL

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  ALTER TABLE table_name RENAME TO new_table_name
  }}}
  
- This statement lets you change the name of a table to a different name. The location of
the data or partitions do not change.
+ This statement lets you change the name of a table to a different name. '''The location
of the data and the names of partitions do not change!''' In other words, the old table name
is not "freed," and writing to it will alter the "renamed" table's data! 
  
  === Add/Repalce Columns ===
  {{{

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