ReferenceDataSourceDescription - Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics for SQL Applications Developer Guide

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Describes the reference data source configured for an application.



ID of the reference data source. This is the ID that Amazon Kinesis Analytics assigns when you add the reference data source to your application using the AddApplicationReferenceDataSource operation.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 50.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9_.-]+

Required: Yes


Describes the format of the data in the streaming source, and how each data element maps to corresponding columns created in the in-application stream.

Type: SourceSchema object

Required: No


Provides the S3 bucket name, the object key name that contains the reference data. It also provides the Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the IAM role that Amazon Kinesis Analytics can assume to read the Amazon S3 object and populate the in-application reference table.

Type: S3ReferenceDataSourceDescription object

Required: Yes


The in-application table name created by the specific reference data source configuration.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 32.

Required: Yes

See Also

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