GENERATE (Delta Lake on Databricks)

Generates the given mode (specified as a string) in a Delta table.

Syntax

GENERATE mode FOR TABLE table_identifier
  • mode symlink_format_manifest: Generate manifest files for a Delta table. These manifest files can be used for reading Delta tables from Presto and Athena. See Presto and Athena to Delta Lake integration for more information.
  • table_identifier
    • [database_name.] table_name: A table name, optionally qualified with a database name.
    • delta.`<path-to-table>` : The location of an existing Delta table.

See Generate a manifest file for details.