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

TSV Data Format

A comma-delimited data format where the column separator is a tab character and the record separator is a newline character.


The following is an example of this object type.

{ "id" : "MyOutputDataType", "type" : "TSV", "column" : [ "Name STRING", "Score INT", "DateOfBirth TIMESTAMP" ] }


Optional Fields Description Slot Type
column Column name and datatype for the data described by this data node. For example "Name STRING" denotes a column named Name with fields of datatype STRING. Separate multiple column name and datatype pairs with commas (as shown in the example). String
columnSeparator The character that separates fields in one column from fields in the next column. Defaults to '\t'. String
escapeChar A character, for example "\", that instructs the parser to ignore the next character. String
parent Parent of the current object from which slots will be inherited. Reference Object, e.g. "parent":{"ref":"myBaseObjectId"}
recordSeparator The character that separates records. Defaults to '\n'. String

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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