AWS Glue Job

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aws_glue_job (Terraform)

The Job in AWS Glue can be configured in Terraform with the resource name aws_glue_job. The following sections describe 2 examples of how to use the resource and its parameters.

Example Usage from GitHub

glue.tf#L11
resource "aws_glue_job" "bidb-cdc-data-load-glue-job" {
  name     = "bidb-cdc-data-load-glue-job"
  role_arn = var.glue_s3_redshift_access_role
  connections = [ "bidb-dev-datawarehouse-core-redshift-glue-connection" ]
  default_arguments = {
    "--Secret"               = var.redshift_credentials_parameter_store
main.tf#L31
resource "aws_glue_job" "tf-gluejob-scheduled-1" {
  name     = "tf-gluejob-scheduled-1"
  role_arn = "arn:aws:iam::152944667076:role/glue_helper"

  command {
    script_location = "s3://mvil-glue/MySQLBYOD.py"

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Parameters

Explanation in Terraform Registry

Provides a Glue Job resource. -> Glue functionality, such as monitoring and logging of jobs, is typically managed with the default_arguments argument. See the Special Parameters Used by AWS Glue topic in the Glue developer guide for additional information.

AWS::Glue::Job (CloudFormation)

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

Example Usage from GitHub

HudiGlueJobCFn.yml#L18
    Type: AWS::Glue::Job
    Properties:
      Description: This job creates both Hudi and Glueparquet tables
      Command:
        Name: glueetl
        ScriptLocation: "s3://mqtran/artifacts/Glue/HudiJarGlueJob.py"
stack.yml#L124
        Type: "AWS::Glue::Job"
        Properties:
            Name: "tickit_public_category_refine"
            Description: ""
            Role: !Sub "arn:aws:iam::${AWS::AccountId}:role/service-role/AWSGlueServiceRole-demo"
            ExecutionProperty:
glue.yml#L114
    Type: "AWS::Glue::Job"
    Properties:
      Name: !Sub "business_aggregate_daily-${AWS::Region}"
      Role: !GetAtt IAMRole.Arn
      ExecutionProperty:
        MaxConcurrentRuns: 1
glue.yml#L114
    Type: "AWS::Glue::Job"
    Properties:
      Name: !Sub "business_aggregate_daily-${AWS::Region}"
      Role: !GetAtt IAMRole.Arn
      ExecutionProperty:
        MaxConcurrentRuns: 1
templateSkipAll.yml#L107
    Type: "AWS::Glue::Job"
    Properties:
      Command:
        NotScriptLocation: ./packages/gluejob/dummy.py
      Role: !GetAtt GlueRole.Arn
  DummyGlueJob2:
Redshift-reporting-pipeline.template.json#L58
      "Type": "AWS::Glue::Job",
      "Properties": {
        "Command": {
          "Name": "pythonshell",
          "PythonVersion": "3",
          "ScriptLocation": {
Glue-redshift-benchmark-workflow.template.json#L58
      "Type": "AWS::Glue::Job",
      "Properties": {
        "Command": {
          "Name": "pythonshell",
          "PythonVersion": "3",
          "ScriptLocation": {
glue.json#L343
            "Type": "AWS::Glue::Job",
            "Properties": {
                "Command": {
                    "Name": "glueetl",
                    "ScriptLocation": {
                        "Fn::Sub": [
glue-stack.json#L201
      "Type": "AWS::Glue::Job",
      "Properties": {
        "Role": {
          "Ref": "GlueIAMRole"
        },
        "DefaultArguments": {
glue-stack.json#L196
            "Type": "AWS::Glue::Job",
            "Properties": {
                "Role": {
                    "Fn::ImportValue": {
                        "Fn::Sub": "${InfrastructureID}-GlueRoleARN"
                    }

Parameters

Explanation in CloudFormation Registry

The AWS::Glue::Job resource specifies an AWS Glue job in the data catalog. For more information, see Adding Jobs in AWS Glue and Job Structure in the *AWS Glue Developer Guide.

Frequently asked questions

What is AWS Glue Job?

AWS Glue Job 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 Job?

For Terraform, the devopsbynaresh/datalake-alsac and m-voels/tftest source code examples are useful. See the Terraform Example section for further details.

For CloudFormation, the mq-tran/hudi-glue, garystafford/tickit-data-lake-demo and yike5460/quickstart-aws-utility-meter-data-analytics-platform source code examples are useful. See the CloudFormation Example section for further details.