dbShow: Show Athena table's DDL

Description Usage Arguments Value Examples

Description

Executes a statement to return the data description language (DDL) of the Athena table.

Usage

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dbShow(conn, name, ...)

## S4 method for signature 'AthenaConnection'
dbShow(conn, name, ...)

Arguments

conn

A DBIConnection object, as returned by dbConnect().

name

A character string specifying a DBMS table name.

...

Other parameters passed on to methods.

Value

dbShow() returns SQL characters of the Athena table DDL.

Examples

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## Not run: 
# Note: 
# - Require AWS Account to run below example.
# - Different connection methods can be used please see `noctua::dbConnect` documnentation

library(DBI)

# Demo connection to Athena using profile name 
con <- dbConnect(noctua::athena())
                 
# write iris table to Athena                  
dbWriteTable(con, "iris",
             iris,
             partition = c("timestamp" = format(Sys.Date(), "%Y%m%d")),
             s3.location = "s3://path/to/store/athena/table/")

# return table ddl
noctua::dbShow(con, "iris")

# disconnect from Athena
dbDisconnect(con)

## End(Not run)

noctua documentation built on Sept. 23, 2021, 5:12 p.m.