How to Create Table, Drop Table and Rename Table in Kusto | Kusto Query Language (KQL)

Topic: How to Create Table, Drop Table, and Rename Table in Kusto Query Language (KQL). 

How to Create, Drop, and Rename Table in Kusto | Kusto Query Language (KQL) Kusto Query Language is a powerful tool to explore your data and discover patterns, identify anomalies and outliers, and create statistical modeling, and more. The query uses schema entities that are organized in a hierarchy similar to SQL's: databases, tables, and columns. A Kusto query is a read-only request to process data and return results. The request is stated in plain text, using a data-flow model that is easy to read, author, and automate. Kusto queries are made of one or more query statements.

 // How to create, Drop. or Rename table in Kusto Query Language  
 // Syntax : create table TableName(Column1:DataType,ColumnTwo:DataType,....) with ( [docstring = Documentation] [, folder = FolderName] )  
 // Let's create Customer table with CustomerId,CustomerName,CustomerAddress,Age with docstring=" This is Customer Table"  
 // in Folder CustomerData  
 .create table Customer(CustomerId:int ,CustomerName:string,  
 with (docstring="this is Customer Table",folder ="CustomerData6")  
 .show tables  
 //Let's check the definition of table  
 .show table Customer schema as json   

 //Let's drop the table now  
 .drop table Customer  
 // if you want to drop multiple tables you can use below  
 .drop tables (ACustomer,CustomerAsia,CustomerEurope)  
 .drop tables (ACustomer,CustomerAsia,CustomerEurope)  
 // Show list of tables  
 .show tables  
 // How to Rename Table in Kusto  
 // Syntax : .rename table OldName to NewName  
 // Let's say we want to rename CustomerNew table to Customer  
 .rename table CustomerNew to Customer<div><br />&nbsp;  

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