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Re: Hive - Alter column datatype
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 <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 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