Amazon Athena
Amazon Athena Documentation (API Version 2017-05-18)


Returns the results of a single query execution specified by QueryExecutionId. This request does not execute the query but returns results. Use StartQueryExecution to run a query.

Request Syntax

{ "MaxResults": number, "NextToken": "string", "QueryExecutionId": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The maximum number of results (rows) to return in this request.

Type: Integer

Valid Range: Minimum value of 0. Maximum value of 1000.

Required: No


The token that specifies where to start pagination if a previous request was truncated.

Type: String

Required: No


The unique ID of the query execution.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "NextToken": "string", "ResultSet": { "ResultSetMetadata": { "ColumnInfo": [ { "CaseSensitive": boolean, "CatalogName": "string", "Label": "string", "Name": "string", "Nullable": "string", "Precision": number, "Scale": number, "SchemaName": "string", "TableName": "string", "Type": "string" } ] }, "Rows": [ { "Data": [ { "VarCharValue": "string" } ] } ] }, "UpdateCount": number }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


A token to be used by the next request if this request is truncated.

Type: String


The results of the query execution.

Type: ResultSet object


The number of rows inserted with a CREATE TABLE AS SELECT statement.

Type: Long


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


Indicates a platform issue, which may be due to a transient condition or outage.

HTTP Status Code: 500


Indicates that something is wrong with the input to the request. For example, a required parameter may be missing or out of range.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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