AWS CloudFormation
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AWS::Glue::Database

The AWS::Glue::Database resource specifies a logical grouping of tables in AWS Glue. For more information, see Defining a Database in Your Data Catalog and Database Structure in the AWS Glue Developer Guide.

Syntax

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

JSON

{ "Type" : "AWS::Glue::Database", "Properties" : { "CatalogId" : String, "DatabaseInput" : DatabaseInput } }

YAML

Type: AWS::Glue::Database Properties: CatalogId: String DatabaseInput: DatabaseInput

Properties

CatalogId

The AWS account ID for the account in which to create the catalog object.

Note

To specify the account ID, you can use the Ref intrinsic function with the AWS::AccountId pseudo parameter. For example: !Ref AWS::AccountId

Required: Yes

Type: String

Update requires: Replacement

DatabaseInput

The metadata for the database.

Required: Yes

Type: DatabaseInput

Update requires: No interruption

Return Values

Ref

When you pass the logical ID of this resource to the intrinsic Ref function, Ref returns the database name.

For more information about using the Ref function, see Ref.