AWS Glue
Web API Reference (API Version 2017-03-31)


Specifies information used to update an existing job definition. Note that the previous job definition will be completely overwritten by this information.



The number of AWS Glue data processing units (DPUs) to allocate to this Job. From 2 to 100 DPUs can be allocated; the default is 10. A DPU is a relative measure of processing power that consists of 4 vCPUs of compute capacity and 16 GB of memory. For more information, see the AWS Glue pricing page.

Type: Integer

Required: No


The JobCommand that executes this job (required).

Type: JobCommand object

Required: No


The connections used for this job.

Type: ConnectionsList object

Required: No


The default arguments for this job.

You can specify arguments here that your own job-execution script consumes, as well as arguments that AWS Glue itself consumes.

For information about how to specify and consume your own Job arguments, see the Calling AWS Glue APIs in Python topic in the developer guide.

For information about the key-value pairs that AWS Glue consumes to set up your job, see the Special Parameters Used by AWS Glue topic in the developer guide.

Type: String to string map

Required: No


Description of the job being defined.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 0. Maximum length of 2048.

Pattern: [\u0020-\uD7FF\uE000-\uFFFD\uD800\uDC00-\uDBFF\uDFFF\r\n\t]*

Required: No


An ExecutionProperty specifying the maximum number of concurrent runs allowed for this job.

Type: ExecutionProperty object

Required: No


This field is reserved for future use.

Type: String

Required: No


The maximum number of times to retry this job if it fails.

Type: Integer

Required: No


Specifies configuration properties of a job notification.

Type: NotificationProperty object

Required: No


The name or ARN of the IAM role associated with this job (required).

Type: String

Required: No


The Job timeout in minutes. This is the maximum time that a job run can consume resources before it is terminated and enters TIMEOUT status. The default is 2,880 minutes (48 hours).

Type: Integer

Valid Range: Minimum value of 1.

Required: No

See Also

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

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