AWS Data Pipeline
Developer Guide (API Version 2012-10-29)

RegEx Data Format

A custom data format defined by a regular expression.


The following is an example of this object type.

{ "id" : "MyInputDataType", "type" : "RegEx", "inputRegEx" : "([^ ]*) ([^ ]*) ([^ ]*) (-|\\[[^\\]]*\\]) ([^ \"]*|\"[^\"]*\") (-|[0-9]*) (-|[0-9]*)(?: ([^ \"]*|\"[^\"]*\") ([^ \"]*|\"[^\"]*\"))?", "outputFormat" : "%1$s %2$s %3$s %4$s %5$s %6$s %7$s %8$s %9$s", "column" : [ "host STRING", "identity STRING", "user STRING", "time STRING", "request STRING", "status STRING", "size STRING", "referer STRING", "agent STRING" ] }


Optional Fields Description Slot Type
column Column name with datatype specified by each field for the data described by this data node. Ex: hostname STRING For multiple values, use column names and data types separated by a space. String
inputRegEx The regular expression to parse an S3 input file. inputRegEx provides a way to retrieve columns from relatively unstructured data in a file. String
outputFormat The column fields retrieved by inputRegEx, but referenced as %1$s %2$s using Java formatter syntax. String
parent Parent of the current object from which slots will be inherited. Reference Object, e.g. "parent":{"ref":"myBaseObjectId"}

Runtime Fields Description Slot Type
@version Pipeline version the object was created with. String

System Fields Description Slot Type
@error Error describing the ill-formed object String
@pipelineId Id of the pipeline to which this object belongs to String
@sphere The sphere of an object denotes its place in the lifecycle: Component Objects give rise to Instance Objects which execute Attempt Objects String

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