tDynamoDBOutput Standard properties - 6.5

Amazon DynamoDB

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These properties are used to configure tDynamoDBOutput running in the Standard Job framework.

The Standard tDynamoDBOutput component belongs to the Big Data family.

The component in this framework is available in all Talend products with Big Data.

Basic settings

Access Key

Enter the access key ID that uniquely identifies an AWS Account. For further information about how to get your Access Key and Secret Key, see Getting Your AWS Access Keys.

Secret Key

Enter the secret access key, constituting the security credentials in combination with the access Key.

To enter the secret key, click the [...] button next to the secret key field, and then in the pop-up dialog box enter the password between double quotes and click OK to save the settings.

Inherit credentials from AWS role

Select this check box to leverage the instance profile credentials. These credentials can be used on Amazon EC2 instances, and are delivered through the Amazon EC2 metadata service. To use this option, your Job must be running within Amazon EC2 or other services that can leverage IAM Roles for access to resources. For more information, see Using an IAM Role to Grant Permissions to Applications Running on Amazon EC2 Instances.

Assume role

Select this check box and specify the values for the following parameters used to create a new assumed role session.
  • Role ARN: the Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the role to assume.

  • Role session name: an identifier for the assumed role session.

  • Session duration (minutes): the duration (in minutes) for which we want to have the assumed role session to be active.

For more information on assuming roles, see AssumeRole.

Use End Point

Select this check box and in the Server Url field displayed, specify the Web service URL of the DynamoDB database service.

Region

Specify the AWS region by selecting a region name from the list or entering a region between double quotation marks (e.g. "us-east-1") in the list. For more information about the AWS Region, see Regions and Endpoints.

Action on table

Select an operation to be performed on the table defined.

  • Default: No operation is carried out.

  • Drop and create table: The table is removed and created again.

  • Create table: The table does not exist and gets created.

  • Create table if does not exist: The table is created if it does not exist.

  • Drop table if exist and create: The table is removed if it already exists and created again.

Action on data

On the data of the table defined, you can perform one of the following operations:

  • Insert: Insert new items from the input flow.

  • Update: Update existing items according to the input flow.

  • Delete: Remove existing items according to the input flow.

Schema and Edit schema

A schema is a row description. It defines the number of fields (columns) to Repository. When you create a Spark Job, avoid the reserved word line when naming the fields.

  • Built-In: You create and store the schema locally for this component only. Related topic: see Talend Studio User Guide.

  • Repository: You have already created the schema and stored it in the Repository. You can reuse it in various projects and Job designs. Related topic: see Talend Studio User Guide.

 

Click Edit schema to make changes to the schema. If the current schema is of the Repository type, three options are available:

  • View schema: choose this option to view the schema only.

  • Change to built-in property: choose this option to change the schema to Built-in for local changes.

  • Update repository connection: choose this option to change the schema stored in the repository and decide whether to propagate the changes to all the Jobs upon completion. If you just want to propagate the changes to the current Job, you can select No upon completion and choose this schema metadata again in the [Repository Content] window.

Table Name

Specify the name of table to be written.

Partition Key

Specify the partition key of the specified table.

Sort Key

Specify the sorted key of the specified table.

Advanced settings

STS Endpoint

Select this check box and in the field displayed, specify the AWS Security Token Service endpoint, for example, sts.amazonaws.com, where session credentials are retrieved from.

This check box is available only when the Assume role check box is selected.

Read Capacity Unit

Specify the number of read capacity units. For more information, see Amazon DynamoDB Provisioned Throughput.

Write Capacity Unit

Specify the number of write capacity units. For more information, see Amazon DynamoDB Provisioned Throughput.

tStatCatcher Statistics

Select this check box to gather the Job processing metadata at the Job level as well as at each component level.

Global Variables

Global Variables

NB_LINE: the number of rows processed. This is an After variable and it returns an integer.

QUERY: the query statement being processed. This is a Flow variable and it returns a string.

ERROR_MESSAGE: the error message generated by the component when an error occurs. This is an After variable and it returns a string. This variable functions only if the Die on error check box is cleared, if the component has this check box.

A Flow variable functions during the execution of a component while an After variable functions after the execution of the component.

To fill up a field or expression with a variable, press Ctrl + Space to access the variable list and choose the variable to use from it.

For further information about variables, see Talend Studio User Guide.

Usage

Usage rule

This component is usually used as an end component of a Job or Subjob and it always needs an input link.