AWS Glue Crawler

This page shows how to write Terraform and CloudFormation for AWS Glue Crawler and write them securely.

aws_glue_crawler (Terraform)

The Crawler in AWS Glue can be configured in Terraform with the resource name aws_glue_crawler. The following sections describe how to use the resource and its parameters.

Example Usage from GitHub

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Parameters

Explanation in Terraform Registry

Manages a Glue Crawler. More information can be found in the AWS Glue Developer Guide

AWS::Glue::Crawler (CloudFormation)

The Crawler in Glue can be configured in CloudFormation with the resource name AWS::Glue::Crawler. The following sections describe 10 examples of how to use the resource and its parameters.

Example Usage from GitHub

glue-workflow-stack.yml#L351
    Type: AWS::Glue::Crawler
    DependsOn: GlueRole
    Properties:
      Name: c_aggregated
      Description: !Sub Crawl aggregated datasets at s3://${Covid19Bucket}/covid19/world-cases-deaths-aggregates/
      DatabaseName: !Ref GlueDatabaseName
glue-workflow-stack.yml#L351
    Type: AWS::Glue::Crawler
    DependsOn: GlueRole
    Properties:
      Name: c_aggregated
      Description: !Sub Crawl aggregated datasets at s3://${Covid19Bucket}/covid19/world-cases-deaths-aggregates/
      DatabaseName: !Ref GlueDatabaseName
tvdata-raw-crawler.yml#L3
    Type: AWS::Glue::Crawler
    Properties:
      Name: ${self:custom.stage}-tvdata-raw-crawler
      Role:
        Fn::GetAtt: [RatingRole, Arn]
      DatabaseName:
smart-hub-athena-glue.yml#L255
    Type: AWS::Glue::Crawler
    Properties:
      Name: smart-hub-locations-csv
      Role: !GetAtt "CrawlerRole.Arn"
      Targets:
        CatalogTargets:
glue.yml#L23
    Type: "AWS::Glue::Crawler"
    Properties:
      Name: "meter-data-business-aggregated-daily"
      Role: !Sub "service-role/${IAMRole}"
      Targets:
        S3Targets:
glue_cf_template.json#L83
            "Type": "AWS::Glue::Crawler",
            "Properties": {
                "Name": {"Fn::Sub": "${AWS::StackName}-views-crawler"},
                "Role": {"Ref": "glueRole"},
                "DatabaseName": {
                    "Ref": "viewDatabase"
aws_glue.json#L4
    "path": "/ResourceTypes/AWS::Glue::Crawler/Properties/Role/Value",
    "value": {
      "ValueType": "AWS::IAM::Role.NameOrArn"
    }
  },
  {
aws_glue.json#L4
    "path": "/ResourceTypes/AWS::Glue::Crawler/Properties/Role/Value",
    "value": {
      "ValueType": "AWS::IAM::Role.NameOrArn"
    }
  },
  {
glue.json#L204
            "Type": "AWS::Glue::Crawler",
            "Properties": {
                "Role": {
                    "Ref": "AWSGlueCuratedDatasetsCrawlerRoleName"
                },
                "DatabaseName": {
twitter_analytics.json#L102
      "Type": "AWS::Glue::Crawler",
      "Properties": {
        "Name": "raw_crawler",
        "Role": {
          "Fn::GetAtt": [
            "GlueRole",

Parameters

Explanation in CloudFormation Registry

The AWS::Glue::Crawler resource specifies an AWS Glue crawler. For more information, see Cataloging Tables with a Crawler and Crawler Structure in the AWS Glue Developer Guide.

Frequently asked questions

What is AWS Glue Crawler?

AWS Glue Crawler is a resource for Glue of Amazon Web Service. Settings can be wrote in Terraform and CloudFormation.

Where can I find the example code for the AWS Glue Crawler?

For CloudFormation, the duyhoang15/test, GirijaRaniGavara/provision-codepipeline-glue-workflows- and ozzyince/tv source code examples are useful. See the CloudFormation Example section for further details.