Section 8:78.Adding Partitions to Tables in Hive

To add partitions to a Hive table, you can use the ALTER TABLE statement with the ADD PARTITION clause. The ADD PARTITION clause allows you to create a new partition and specify its partition column values. Here’s an example:

Suppose you have a sales table partitioned by year and month, and you want to add a new partition for February 2023. Here’s how you can do it:

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