cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Data Engineering
Join discussions on data engineering best practices, architectures, and optimization strategies within the Databricks Community. Exchange insights and solutions with fellow data engineers.
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Forum Posts

RantoB
by Valued Contributor
  • 3416 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 4 kudos

Resolved! DeltaTable' object has no attribute 'clone'

Hello, I use delta on my local machine and I would like to clone a table, however the cloning is not working.I have the last version of delta installed (delta-spark==2.0.0) but the clone method does not exist in the python module.With this code :delt...

  • 3416 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 4 kudos
Latest Reply
Vidula
Honored Contributor
  • 4 kudos

Hello @Bertrand BURCKER​ Hope all is well! Just wanted to check in if you were able to resolve your issue and would you be happy to share the solution or mark an answer as best? Else please let us know if you need more help. We'd love to hear from yo...

  • 4 kudos
2 More Replies
User16869510359
by Esteemed Contributor
  • 870 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 kudos
  • 870 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 kudos
Latest Reply
User16869510359
Esteemed Contributor
  • 0 kudos

It's the use case that decides the use of Shallow clone or DEEP Clone Data is physically copied to the clone table in the case of a Deep clone. A deep clone is very useful to copy the data and have a backup of the data in another region/env. The typ...

  • 0 kudos
User16826992666
by Valued Contributor
  • 777 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 kudos

Resolved! If I create a shallow clone of a Delta table, then add data to the clone, where is that data stored?

Since a shallow clone only copies the metadata of the original table, I'm wondering where new data would end up. Is it even possible to add data to a shallow clone? Is the data written back to the original source file location?

  • 777 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 kudos
Latest Reply
sajith_appukutt
Honored Contributor II
  • 0 kudos

Shallow Clones are really useful for short-lived use cases such as testing and experimentation . It duplicates the metadata from the source table - and any new data added would go to the location specified while creating the shallow table. >Is the da...

  • 0 kudos
Labels