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Amazon Kinesis Streams Service API Reference
API Reference (API Version 2013-12-02)

Shard

A uniquely identified group of data records in an Amazon Kinesis stream.

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AdjacentParentShardId

The shard ID of the shard adjacent to the shard's parent.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9_.-]+

Required: No

HashKeyRange

The range of possible hash key values for the shard, which is a set of ordered contiguous positive integers.

Type: HashKeyRange object

Required: Yes

ParentShardId

The shard ID of the shard's parent.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9_.-]+

Required: No

SequenceNumberRange

The range of possible sequence numbers for the shard.

Type: SequenceNumberRange object

Required: Yes

ShardId

The unique identifier of the shard within the stream.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9_.-]+

Required: Yes

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following:

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