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ALTER TABLE DROP PARTITION

Drops one or more specified partitions for the named table.

Synopsis

ALTER TABLE table_name DROP [IF EXISTS] PARTITION (partition_spec) [, PARTITION (partition_spec)]

Parameters

[IF EXISTS]

Suppresses the error message if the partition specified does not exist.

PARTITION (partition_spec)

Each partition_spec specifies a column name/value combination in the form partition_col_name = partition_col_value [,...].

Examples

ALTER TABLE orders DROP PARTITION (dt = '2014-05-14', country = 'IN');
ALTER TABLE orders DROP PARTITION (dt = '2014-05-14', country = 'IN'), PARTITION (dt = '2014-05-15', country = 'IN');

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