Vertica Analytics Platform Version 9.2.x Documentation
Altering Table Definitions
You can modify a table's definition with
ALTER TABLE , in response to evolving database schema requirements. Changing a table definition is often more efficient than staging data in a temporary table, consuming fewer resources and less storage.
In This Section
- For column-level changes, see Managing Table Columns.
- For details about changing and reorganizing table partitions, see Partitioning Existing Table Data.
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