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From Stephen Sprague <sprag...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Hive - Alter column datatype
Date Thu, 18 Jul 2013 13:53:46 GMT
let's put it this way.  what makes you ask the question that altering the
datatype wouldn't work?   After all that's why it's there. :)


On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 2:45 AM, Manickam P <manickam.p@outlook.com> wrote:

> Hi experts,
>
> I have created a table in hive and loaded the data into it. now i want to
> change the datatype of one particular column.
> Do i need to drop and move the file again to hive?
> will it work fine if i just alter the data type alone in hive?
>
>
>
> Thanks,
> Manickam P
>

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