|Tool Name||Positional File|
|Tool Web Site||https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flat-file_database|
|Supported Methodology||[File System] Data Store (Physical Data Model) via TXT File|
|Remote Repository Browsing for Model Selection|
Import tool: ISO Positional File N/A (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flat-file_database)
Import interface: [File System] Data Store (Physical Data Model) via TXT File from Positional File
Import bridge: 'PositionalFile' 10.1.0
This bridge can import the .positional_file_definition format file.
MIMB allows you to define the structure of a positional file by specifying it manually.
You do not need to change the name and path of the file.
You just need to define the list of columns it has and their positions using comma-separated values.
The list of rules of the internal structure of a file:
- Format file must start with the following header:
column name, position, width, data type, comment
- All positions must be unique and greater than or equal to 1.
- The file format is invalid when some columns have positions and others don't.
- When all columns do not have positions but have widths the application assumes that columns are ordered and calculates positions based on widths.
a,,4 -> a,1,4
b,,25 -> b,5,25
- When the position is present the application uses widths for documentation only.
- Types and comments are used as documentation only.
|File||The bridge uses the positional_file_definition file as input.||FILE||*.positional_file_definition||Mandatory|
|Miscellaneous||Specify miscellaneous options identified with a -letter and value.
For example, -m 4G -f 100 -j -Dname=value -Xms1G
-m the maximum Java memory size whole number (e.g. -m 4G or -m 2500M ).
-v set environment variable(s) (e.g. -v var1=value -v var2="value with spaces").
-j the last option that is followed by Java command line options (e.g. -j -Dname=value -Xms1G).
-hadoop key1=val1;key2=val2 to manualy set hadoop configuration options
-tps 10 maximum threads pool size
-tl 3600s processing time limit in s -seconds m - minutes or h hours;
-fl 1000 processing files count limit;
-delimited.top_rows_skip 1 number of rows to skip while processing csv files
-delimited.extra_separators ~,||,|~ comma separated extra delimiters each of which will be used while processing csv files
-delimited.no_header by default, bridge automatically tries to detect headers while processing csv files(basing on header columns types), use this option to disable headers import(f.e. to hide sensitive data)
-fresh.partition.models - use to import latest modified files when processing partitions defined in Partitioned directories parameter
-subst K: C:/test - use to associate a root path part with a drive or another path.
-skip.download - use to disable dependencies downloading and use only download cache
-prescript [cmd] - runs a script command before bridge execution. Example: -prescript \"script.bat\"
The script must be located in the bin directory, and have .bat or .sh extension.
The script path must not include any parent directory symbol (..)
The script should return exit code 0 to indicate success, or another value to indicate failure.
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