Athena / Client / update_data_catalog



Updates the data catalog that has the specified name.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.update_data_catalog(
        'string': 'string'
  • Name (string) –


    The name of the data catalog to update. The catalog name must be unique for the Amazon Web Services account and can use a maximum of 127 alphanumeric, underscore, at sign, or hyphen characters. The remainder of the length constraint of 256 is reserved for use by Athena.

  • Type (string) –


    Specifies the type of data catalog to update. Specify LAMBDA for a federated catalog, HIVE for an external hive metastore, or GLUE for an Glue Data Catalog.

  • Description (string) – New or modified text that describes the data catalog.

  • Parameters (dict) –

    Specifies the Lambda function or functions to use for updating the data catalog. This is a mapping whose values depend on the catalog type.

    • For the HIVE data catalog type, use the following syntax. The metadata-function parameter is required. The sdk-version parameter is optional and defaults to the currently supported version. metadata-function=lambda_arn, sdk-version=version_number

    • For the LAMBDA data catalog type, use one of the following sets of required parameters, but not both.

      • If you have one Lambda function that processes metadata and another for reading the actual data, use the following syntax. Both parameters are required. metadata-function=lambda_arn, record-function=lambda_arn

      • If you have a composite Lambda function that processes both metadata and data, use the following syntax to specify your Lambda function. function=lambda_arn

    • (string) –

      • (string) –

Return type:



Response Syntax


Response Structure

  • (dict) –


  • Athena.Client.exceptions.InternalServerException

  • Athena.Client.exceptions.InvalidRequestException