Vertica Analytics Platform Version 9.2.x Documentation
Alters the type of files that can be stored at the specified storage location.
ALTER_LOCATION_USE ( 'path' , '[node]' , 'usage' )
Specifies where the storage location is mounted.
Specifies the Vertica node with the storage location. An empty string (
One of the following:
USER Storage Location Restrictions
You cannot change a storage location from a USER usage type if you created the location that way, or to a USER type if you did not. You can change a USER storage location to specify DATA (storing TEMP files is not supported). However, doing so does not affect the primary objective of a USER storage location, to be accessible by non-dbadmin users with assigned privileges.
Monitoring Storage Locations
To obtain disk storage information that the database uses on each node, query system table
The following example alters the storage location across all cluster nodes to store only data:
=> SELECT ALTER_LOCATION_USE ('/thirdVerticaStorageLocation/' , '' , 'DATA');
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