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Loads data from a file location into a Delta table. This is a re-triable and idempotent operation—files in the source location that have already been loaded are skipped.
COPY INTO table_identifier FROM [ file_location | (SELECT identifier_list FROM file_location) ] FILEFORMAT = data_source [FILES = [ file_name [, ...] | PATTERN = 'regex_pattern'] [FORMAT_OPTIONS ('data_source_reader_option' = 'value' [, ...] ) ] [COPY_OPTIONS 'force' = ('false'|'true')]
[database_name.] table_name: A table name, optionally qualified with a database name.
delta.`<path-to-table>`: The location of an existing Delta table.
The file location to load the data from. Files in this location must have the format specified in
Selects the specified columns or expressions from the source data before copying into the Delta table.
FILEFORMAT = data_source
The format of the source files to load. One of
A list of file names to load, with length up to 1000. Cannot be specified with
A regex pattern that identifies the files to load from the source directory. Cannot be specified with
Options to be passed to the Apache Spark data source reader for the specified format.
Options to control the operation of the
COPY INTOcommand. The only option is
'force'; if set to
'true', idempotency is disabled and files are loaded regardless of whether they’ve been loaded before.