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From "Daniel,Wu" <>
Subject how to load data to partitioned table
Date Fri, 12 Aug 2011 06:30:04 GMT
  suppose the table is partitioned by period_key, and the csv file also has a column named
as period_key. The csv file contains multiple days of data, how can we load it in the the

I think of an workaround by first load the data into a non-partition table, and then insert
the data from non-partition table to the partition table.

hive> INSERT OVERWRITE TABLE sales SELECT * FROM sales_temp;
FAILED: Error in semantic analysis: need to specify partition columns because the destination
table is partitioned.

However it doesn't work also. please help.

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