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Retko
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Resolved! Data Tab is not showing any databases and tables even though cluster is running (Community edition)

Hi, I have a cluster running: But I dont see anything in Data Tab: As you can see it tells about some error, but error appeared after I deleted clusters which were terminated. Before it said something that cluster is not running, dont remember exactl...

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Rajani
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@Retko Okter​ You need to enable DBFS File Browser from the Admin Settings hope this helps.

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User16826992666
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If I delete a table through the UI, does it also delete the underlying files?

I am using the UI in the workspace. I can use the Data tab to see my tables, then use the delete option through the UI. But I know there are underlying files that contain the tables data. Are these files also being deleted?

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brickster_2018
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If the table is external the files are not deleted. For managed table, the underlying files get deleted. Essentially a "DROP TABLE" command is submitted under the hood.

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