USE DATABASE

Sets the current database. After the current database is set, the unqualified database artifacts such as tables, functions, and views that are referenced by SQLs are resolved from the current database. The default database name is default.

Syntax

USE database_name

Parameter

  • database_name

    Name of the database to use. If the database does not exist, an exception is thrown.

Examples

-- Use the 'userdb' which exists.
USE userdb;

-- Use the 'userdb1' which doesn't exist
USE userdb1;
Error: org.apache.spark.sql.catalyst.analysis.NoSuchDatabaseException: Database 'userdb1' not found;
(state=,code=0)