Split and Substring in Hive QL

Suppose you have a variable like AccountID

split(trim(AccountID),’-‘)[0]

trim- removes spaces

split using – , splits the string into multiple parts based on delimiter –

and [0] gives the first part of the split string ([1] will give the second part, etc .)

Author: Ajay Ohri

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