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[ aws . glue ]

start-job-run

Description

Starts a job run using a job definition.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Synopsis

  start-job-run
--job-name <value>
[--job-run-id <value>]
[--arguments <value>]
[--allocated-capacity <value>]
[--timeout <value>]
[--max-capacity <value>]
[--security-configuration <value>]
[--notification-property <value>]
[--worker-type <value>]
[--number-of-workers <value>]
[--execution-class <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--debug]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--no-verify-ssl]
[--no-paginate]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--no-sign-request]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]

Options

--job-name (string)

The name of the job definition to use.

--job-run-id (string)

The ID of a previous JobRun to retry.

--arguments (map)

The job arguments specifically for this run. For this job run, they replace the default arguments set in the job definition itself.

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

Job arguments may be logged. Do not pass plaintext secrets as arguments. Retrieve secrets from a Glue Connection, Secrets Manager or other secret management mechanism if you intend to keep them within the Job.

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

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

key -> (string)

value -> (string)

Shorthand Syntax:

KeyName1=string,KeyName2=string

JSON Syntax:

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

--allocated-capacity (integer)

This field is deprecated. Use MaxCapacity instead.

The number of Glue data processing units (DPUs) to allocate to this JobRun. You can allocate a minimum of 2 DPUs; 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 Glue pricing page .

--timeout (integer)

The JobRun timeout in minutes. This is the maximum time that a job run can consume resources before it is terminated and enters TIMEOUT status. This value overrides the timeout value set in the parent job.

Streaming jobs do not have a timeout. The default for non-streaming jobs is 2,880 minutes (48 hours).

--max-capacity (double)

The number of Glue data processing units (DPUs) that can be allocated when this job runs. 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 Glue pricing page .

Do not set Max Capacity if using WorkerType and NumberOfWorkers .

The value that can be allocated for MaxCapacity depends on whether you are running a Python shell job, or an Apache Spark ETL job:

  • When you specify a Python shell job (JobCommand.Name ="pythonshell"), you can allocate either 0.0625 or 1 DPU. The default is 0.0625 DPU.
  • When you specify an Apache Spark ETL job (JobCommand.Name ="glueetl"), you can allocate a minimum of 2 DPUs. The default is 10 DPUs. This job type cannot have a fractional DPU allocation.

--security-configuration (string)

The name of the SecurityConfiguration structure to be used with this job run.

--notification-property (structure)

Specifies configuration properties of a job run notification.

NotifyDelayAfter -> (integer)

After a job run starts, the number of minutes to wait before sending a job run delay notification.

Shorthand Syntax:

NotifyDelayAfter=integer

JSON Syntax:

{
  "NotifyDelayAfter": integer
}

--worker-type (string)

The type of predefined worker that is allocated when a job runs. Accepts a value of Standard, G.1X, G.2X, or G.025X.

  • For the Standard worker type, each worker provides 4 vCPU, 16 GB of memory and a 50GB disk, and 2 executors per worker.
  • For the G.1X worker type, each worker provides 4 vCPU, 16 GB of memory and a 64GB disk, and 1 executor per worker.
  • For the G.2X worker type, each worker provides 8 vCPU, 32 GB of memory and a 128GB disk, and 1 executor per worker.
  • For the G.025X worker type, each worker maps to 0.25 DPU (2 vCPU, 4 GB of memory, 64 GB disk), and provides 1 executor per worker. We recommend this worker type for low volume streaming jobs. This worker type is only available for Glue version 3.0 streaming jobs.

Possible values:

  • Standard
  • G.1X
  • G.2X
  • G.025X

--number-of-workers (integer)

The number of workers of a defined workerType that are allocated when a job runs.

--execution-class (string)

Indicates whether the job is run with a standard or flexible execution class. The standard execution-class is ideal for time-sensitive workloads that require fast job startup and dedicated resources.

The flexible execution class is appropriate for time-insensitive jobs whose start and completion times may vary.

Only jobs with Glue version 3.0 and above and command type glueetl will be allowed to set ExecutionClass to FLEX . The flexible execution class is available for Spark jobs.

Possible values:

  • FLEX
  • STANDARD

--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.

Global Options

--debug (boolean)

Turn on debug logging.

--endpoint-url (string)

Override command's default URL with the given URL.

--no-verify-ssl (boolean)

By default, the AWS CLI uses SSL when communicating with AWS services. For each SSL connection, the AWS CLI will verify SSL certificates. This option overrides the default behavior of verifying SSL certificates.

--no-paginate (boolean)

Disable automatic pagination.

--output (string)

The formatting style for command output.

  • json
  • text
  • table

--query (string)

A JMESPath query to use in filtering the response data.

--profile (string)

Use a specific profile from your credential file.

--region (string)

The region to use. Overrides config/env settings.

--version (string)

Display the version of this tool.

--color (string)

Turn on/off color output.

  • on
  • off
  • auto

--no-sign-request (boolean)

Do not sign requests. Credentials will not be loaded if this argument is provided.

--ca-bundle (string)

The CA certificate bundle to use when verifying SSL certificates. Overrides config/env settings.

--cli-read-timeout (int)

The maximum socket read time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket read will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-connect-timeout (int)

The maximum socket connect time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket connect will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

Examples

Note

To use the following examples, you must have the AWS CLI installed and configured. See the Getting started guide in the AWS CLI User Guide for more information.

Unless otherwise stated, all examples have unix-like quotation rules. These examples will need to be adapted to your terminal's quoting rules. See Using quotation marks with strings in the AWS CLI User Guide .

To start running a job

The following start-job-run example starts a job.

aws glue start-job-run \
    --job-name my-job

Output:

{
    "JobRunId": "jr_22208b1f44eb5376a60569d4b21dd20fcb8621e1a366b4e7b2494af764b82ded"
}

For more information, see Authoring Jobs in the AWS Glue Developer Guide.

Output

JobRunId -> (string)

The ID assigned to this job run.