ALTER CATALOG

Applies to: check marked yes Databricks SQL check marked yes Databricks Runtime 10.3 and above

Transfers the ownership of a catalog to a new principal.

Syntax

ALTER CATALOG [ catalog_name ] [ SET ] OWNER TO principal

Parameters

  • catalog_name

    The name of the catalog to be altered. If you provide no name the default is hive_metastore.

  • [ SET ] OWNER TO principal

    Transfers ownership of the catalog to principal.

    Applies to: check marked yes Databricks SQL SQL warehouse version 2022.35 or higher check marked yes Databricks Runtime 11.2 and above

    SET is allowed as an optional keyword.

Examples

-- Creates a catalog named `some_cat`.
> CREATE CATALOG some_cat;

-- Transfer ownership of the catalog to another user
> ALTER CATALOG some_cat OWNER TO `alf@melmak.et`;