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create-data-catalog

Description

Creates (registers) a data catalog with the specified name and properties. Catalogs created are visible to all users of the same AWS account.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  create-data-catalog
--name <value>
--type <value>
[--description <value>]
[--parameters <value>]
[--tags <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--name (string)

The name of the data catalog to create. The catalog name must be unique for the AWS account and can use a maximum of 128 alphanumeric, underscore, at sign, or hyphen characters.

--type (string)

The type of data catalog to create: LAMBDA for a federated catalog, GLUE for AWS Glue Catalog, or HIVE for an external hive metastore.

Possible values:

  • LAMBDA
  • GLUE
  • HIVE

--description (string)

A description of the data catalog to be created.

--parameters (map)

Specifies the Lambda function or functions to use for creating the data catalog. This is a mapping whose values depend on the catalog type.

  • For the HIVE data catalog type, use the following syntax. The metadata-function parameter is required. The sdk-version parameter is optional and defaults to the currently supported version. ``metadata-function=*lambda_arn* , sdk-version=*version_number* ``
  • For the LAMBDA data catalog type, use one of the following sets of required parameters, but not both.
    • If you have one Lambda function that processes metadata and another for reading the actual data, use the following syntax. Both parameters are required. ``metadata-function=*lambda_arn* , record-function=*lambda_arn* ``
    • If you have a composite Lambda function that processes both metadata and data, use the following syntax to specify your Lambda function. ``function=*lambda_arn* ``
  • The GLUE type has no parameters.

key -> (string)

value -> (string)

Shorthand Syntax:

KeyName1=string,KeyName2=string

JSON Syntax:

{"string": "string"
  ...}

--tags (list)

A list of comma separated tags to add to the data catalog that is created.

(structure)

A label that you assign to a resource. In Athena, a resource can be a workgroup or data catalog. Each tag consists of a key and an optional value, both of which you define. For example, you can use tags to categorize Athena workgroups or data catalogs by purpose, owner, or environment. Use a consistent set of tag keys to make it easier to search and filter workgroups or data catalogs in your account. For best practices, see Tagging Best Practices . Tag keys can be from 1 to 128 UTF-8 Unicode characters, and tag values can be from 0 to 256 UTF-8 Unicode characters. Tags can use letters and numbers representable in UTF-8, and the following characters: + - = . _ : / @. Tag keys and values are case-sensitive. Tag keys must be unique per resource. If you specify more than one tag, separate them by commas.

Key -> (string)

A tag key. The tag key length is from 1 to 128 Unicode characters in UTF-8. You can use letters and numbers representable in UTF-8, and the following characters: + - = . _ : / @. Tag keys are case-sensitive and must be unique per resource.

Value -> (string)

A tag value. The tag value length is from 0 to 256 Unicode characters in UTF-8. You can use letters and numbers representable in UTF-8, and the following characters: + - = . _ : / @. Tag values are case-sensitive.

Shorthand Syntax:

Key=string,Value=string ...

JSON Syntax:

[
  {
    "Key": "string",
    "Value": "string"
  }
  ...
]

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Examples

To create a data catalog

The following create-data-catalog example creates the dynamo_db_catalog data catalog.

aws athena create-data-catalog \
    --name dynamo_db_catalog \
    --type LAMBDA \
    --description "DynamoDB Catalog" \
    --function=arn:aws:lambda:us-west-2:111122223333:function:dynamo_db_lambda

This command produces no output. To see the result, use aws athena get-data-catalog --name dynamo_db_catalog.

For more information, see Registering a Catalog: create-data-catalog in the Amazon Athena User Guide.

Output

None