How can you change a column data type in Hive

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Can anyone explain how to change a data type in Hive?
Jun 24, 2019 in Big Data Hadoop by Raima
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Hi,

By using this command below one can change the column data type:

ALTER TABLE table_name CHANGE column_name column_name new_datatype;

I hope this works.

answered Jun 24, 2019 by Gitika
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