How to delete/truncate tables from Hadoop-Hive?

The Solution to How to delete/truncate tables from Hadoop-Hive? is


You can use drop command to delete meta data and actual data from HDFS.

And just to delete data and keep the table structure, use truncate command.

For further help regarding hive ql, check language manual of hive.

~ Answered on 2013-02-28 08:30:15


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