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Updates an existing database definition in a Data Catalog.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


[--catalog-id <value>]
--name <value>
--database-input <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--catalog-id (string)

The ID of the Data Catalog in which the metadata database resides. If none is supplied, the AWS account ID is used by default.

--name (string)

The name of the database to update in the catalog. For Hive compatibility, this is folded to lowercase.

--database-input (structure)

A database-input object specifying the new definition of the metadata database in the catalog.

Shorthand Syntax:


JSON Syntax:

  "Name": "string",
  "Description": "string",
  "LocationUri": "string",
  "Parameters": {"string": "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.

--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.