AWS CloudFormation
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AWS::Glue::Table StorageDescriptor

Describes the physical storage of table data.

Syntax

To declare this entity in your AWS CloudFormation template, use the following syntax:

JSON

{ "BucketColumns" : [ String, ... ], "Columns" : [ Column, ... ], "Compressed" : Boolean, "InputFormat" : String, "Location" : String, "NumberOfBuckets" : Integer, "OutputFormat" : String, "Parameters" : Json, "SerdeInfo" : SerdeInfo, "SkewedInfo" : SkewedInfo, "SortColumns" : [ Order, ... ], "StoredAsSubDirectories" : Boolean }

Properties

BucketColumns

A list of reducer grouping columns, clustering columns, and bucketing columns in the table.

Required: No

Type: List of String

Update requires: No interruption

Columns

A list of the Columns in the table.

Required: No

Type: List of Column

Update requires: No interruption

Compressed

True if the data in the table is compressed, or False if not.

Required: No

Type: Boolean

Update requires: No interruption

InputFormat

The input format: SequenceFileInputFormat (binary), or TextInputFormat, or a custom format.

Required: No

Type: String

Update requires: No interruption

Location

The physical location of the table. By default, this takes the form of the warehouse location, followed by the database location in the warehouse, followed by the table name.

Required: No

Type: String

Update requires: No interruption

NumberOfBuckets

Must be specified if the table contains any dimension columns.

Required: No

Type: Integer

Update requires: No interruption

OutputFormat

The output format: SequenceFileOutputFormat (binary), or IgnoreKeyTextOutputFormat, or a custom format.

Required: No

Type: String

Update requires: No interruption

Parameters

The user-supplied properties in key-value form.

Required: No

Type: Json

Update requires: No interruption

SerdeInfo

The serialization/deserialization (SerDe) information.

Required: No

Type: SerdeInfo

Update requires: No interruption

SkewedInfo

The information about values that appear frequently in a column (skewed values).

Required: No

Type: SkewedInfo

Update requires: No interruption

SortColumns

A list specifying the sort order of each bucket in the table.

Required: No

Type: List of Order

Update requires: No interruption

StoredAsSubDirectories

True if the table data is stored in subdirectories, or False if not.

Required: No

Type: Boolean

Update requires: No interruption

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