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What is the use of PURGE in DROP statement of Hive?

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We use PURGE option when we are absolutely sure to delete the data of a table. With DROP TABLE tableName PURGE statement, table data will not go to trash folder. So it cannot be retrieved in case of an accidental DROP statement.

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