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usql.partitions (U-SQL)

Michael Rys|Last Updated: 5/15/2018
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Contains one row per partition scheme for the partitioned tables in the schemas of the current database context. The partitioned table must contain at least one record.

Column nameData typeDescription
partition_id_guidGuidPartition identifier
object_id_guidGuidIdentifier of the object on which the partition is specified.
index_idintIdentifier of the index for which the partition is specified.


The examples can be executed in Visual Studio with the Azure Data Lake Tools plug-in.

Query the usql.partitions view

USE TestReferenceDB;

OUTPUT usql.partitions
TO "/ReferenceGuide/CatalogViews/partitions.txt"
USING Outputters.Tsv(outputHeader:true);

Query the usql.partitions view with other catalog views

@partitions =
    SELECT AS tableName,
   AS columnName,
    FROM usql.partitions AS p
    JOIN usql.objects AS o
    ON p.object_id_guid == o.object_id_guid
    JOIN usql.partition_parameters AS pp
    ON p.object_id_guid == pp.object_id_guid
    JOIN usql.columns AS c
    ON o.object_id_guid == c.object_id_guid
    AND pp.column_id == c.column_id;

OUTPUT @partitions
TO "/ReferenceGuide/CatalogViews/partitions_others.txt"
USING Outputters.Tsv(outputHeader:true);   

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