Check for user-defined type (UDT) existence

In cqlsh, the DESCRIBE TYPE command outputs the full details of a user-defined type. Use the output from the DESCRIBE command to recreate the UDT.

Prerequisites

Verify that a particular UDT exists:

  • CQL

  • Result

DESC TYPE cycling.fullname;
CREATE TYPE cycling.fullname (
    firstname text,
    lastname text,
    middlename text
);

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