google.cloud.gcp_bigquery_table module – Creates a GCP Table

Note

This module is part of the google.cloud collection (version 1.1.2).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install google.cloud. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

To use it in a playbook, specify: google.cloud.gcp_bigquery_table.

Synopsis

  • A Table that belongs to a Dataset .

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • python >= 2.6

  • requests >= 2.18.4

  • google-auth >= 1.3.0

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

auth_kind

string / required

The type of credential used.

Choices:

  • "application"

  • "machineaccount"

  • "serviceaccount"

clustering

list / elements=string

One or more fields on which data should be clustered. Only top-level, non-repeated, simple-type fields are supported. When you cluster a table using multiple columns, the order of columns you specify is important. The order of the specified columns determines the sort order of the data.

dataset

string

Name of the dataset.

description

string

A user-friendly description of the dataset.

encryption_configuration

dictionary

Custom encryption configuration.

kms_key_name

string

Describes the Cloud KMS encryption key that will be used to protect destination BigQuery table. The BigQuery Service Account associated with your project requires access to this encryption key.

env_type

string

Specifies which Ansible environment you’re running this module within.

This should not be set unless you know what you’re doing.

This only alters the User Agent string for any API requests.

expiration_time

integer

The time when this table expires, in milliseconds since the epoch. If not present, the table will persist indefinitely.

external_data_configuration

dictionary

Describes the data format, location, and other properties of a table stored outside of BigQuery. By defining these properties, the data source can then be queried as if it were a standard BigQuery table.

autodetect

boolean

Try to detect schema and format options automatically. Any option specified explicitly will be honored.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

bigtable_options

dictionary

Additional options if sourceFormat is set to BIGTABLE.

column_families

list / elements=dictionary

List of column families to expose in the table schema along with their types.

columns

list / elements=dictionary

Lists of columns that should be exposed as individual fields as opposed to a list of (column name, value) pairs.

encoding

string

The encoding of the values when the type is not STRING.

Some valid choices include: “TEXT”, “BINARY”

field_name

string

If the qualifier is not a valid BigQuery field identifier, a valid identifier must be provided as the column field name and is used as field name in queries.

only_read_latest

boolean

If this is set, only the latest version of value in this column are exposed .

Choices:

  • false

  • true

qualifier_string

string / required

Qualifier of the column.

type

string

The type to convert the value in cells of this column.

Some valid choices include: “BYTES”, “STRING”, “INTEGER”, “FLOAT”, “BOOLEAN”

encoding

string

The encoding of the values when the type is not STRING.

Some valid choices include: “TEXT”, “BINARY”

family_id

string

Identifier of the column family.

only_read_latest

boolean

If this is set only the latest version of value are exposed for all columns in this column family .

Choices:

  • false

  • true

type

string

The type to convert the value in cells of this column family.

Some valid choices include: “BYTES”, “STRING”, “INTEGER”, “FLOAT”, “BOOLEAN”

ignore_unspecified_column_families

boolean

If field is true, then the column families that are not specified in columnFamilies list are not exposed in the table schema .

Choices:

  • false

  • true

read_rowkey_as_string

boolean

If field is true, then the rowkey column families will be read and converted to string.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

compression

string

The compression type of the data source.

Some valid choices include: “GZIP”, “NONE”

csv_options

dictionary

Additional properties to set if sourceFormat is set to CSV.

allow_jagged_rows

boolean

Indicates if BigQuery should accept rows that are missing trailing optional columns .

Choices:

  • false

  • true

allow_quoted_newlines

boolean

Indicates if BigQuery should allow quoted data sections that contain newline characters in a CSV file .

Choices:

  • false

  • true

encoding

string

The character encoding of the data.

Some valid choices include: “UTF-8”, “ISO-8859-1”

field_delimiter

string

The separator for fields in a CSV file.

quote

string

The value that is used to quote data sections in a CSV file.

skip_leading_rows

integer

The number of rows at the top of a CSV file that BigQuery will skip when reading the data.

google_sheets_options

dictionary

Additional options if sourceFormat is set to GOOGLE_SHEETS.

skip_leading_rows

integer

The number of rows at the top of a Google Sheet that BigQuery will skip when reading the data.

ignore_unknown_values

boolean

Indicates if BigQuery should allow extra values that are not represented in the table schema .

Choices:

  • false

  • true

max_bad_records

integer

The maximum number of bad records that BigQuery can ignore when reading data .

schema

dictionary

The schema for the data. Schema is required for CSV and JSON formats.

fields

list / elements=dictionary

Describes the fields in a table.

description

string

The field description.

fields

list / elements=string

Describes the nested schema fields if the type property is set to RECORD .

mode

string

Field mode.

Some valid choices include: “NULLABLE”, “REQUIRED”, “REPEATED”

name

string

Field name.

type

string

Field data type.

Some valid choices include: “STRING”, “BYTES”, “INTEGER”, “FLOAT”, “TIMESTAMP”, “DATE”, “TIME”, “DATETIME”, “RECORD”

source_format

string

The data format.

Some valid choices include: “CSV”, “GOOGLE_SHEETS”, “NEWLINE_DELIMITED_JSON”, “AVRO”, “DATASTORE_BACKUP”, “BIGTABLE”, “ORC”

source_uris

list / elements=string

The fully-qualified URIs that point to your data in Google Cloud.

For Google Cloud Storage URIs: Each URI can contain one ‘*’ wildcard character and it must come after the ‘bucket’ name. Size limits related to load jobs apply to external data sources. For Google Cloud Bigtable URIs: Exactly one URI can be specified and it has be a fully specified and valid HTTPS URL for a Google Cloud Bigtable table. For Google Cloud Datastore backups, exactly one URI can be specified. Also, the ‘*’ wildcard character is not allowed.

friendly_name

string

A descriptive name for this table.

labels

dictionary

The labels associated with this dataset. You can use these to organize and group your datasets .

name

string

Name of the table.

num_rows

integer

The number of rows of data in this table, excluding any data in the streaming buffer.

project

string

The Google Cloud Platform project to use.

schema

dictionary

Describes the schema of this table.

fields

list / elements=dictionary

Describes the fields in a table.

description

string

The field description. The maximum length is 1,024 characters.

fields

list / elements=string

Describes the nested schema fields if the type property is set to RECORD.

mode

string

The field mode.

Some valid choices include: “NULLABLE”, “REQUIRED”, “REPEATED”

name

string

The field name.

type

string

The field data type.

Some valid choices include: “STRING”, “BYTES”, “INTEGER”, “FLOAT”, “TIMESTAMP”, “DATE”, “TIME”, “DATETIME”, “RECORD”

scopes

list / elements=string

Array of scopes to be used

service_account_contents

jsonarg

The contents of a Service Account JSON file, either in a dictionary or as a JSON string that represents it.

service_account_email

string

An optional service account email address if machineaccount is selected and the user does not wish to use the default email.

service_account_file

path

The path of a Service Account JSON file if serviceaccount is selected as type.

state

string

Whether the given object should exist in GCP

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

table_reference

dictionary

Reference describing the ID of this table.

dataset_id

string

The ID of the dataset containing this table.

project_id

string

The ID of the project containing this table.

table_id

string

The ID of the the table.

time_partitioning

dictionary

If specified, configures time-based partitioning for this table.

expiration_ms

integer

Number of milliseconds for which to keep the storage for a partition.

field

string

If not set, the table is partitioned by pseudo column, referenced via either ‘_PARTITIONTIME’ as TIMESTAMP type, or ‘_PARTITIONDATE’ as DATE type. If field is specified, the table is instead partitioned by this field. The field must be a top-level TIMESTAMP or DATE field. Its mode must be NULLABLE or REQUIRED.

type

string

The only type supported is DAY, which will generate one partition per day.

Some valid choices include: “DAY”

view

dictionary

The view definition.

use_legacy_sql

boolean

Specifies whether to use BigQuery’s legacy SQL for this view .

Choices:

  • false

  • true

user_defined_function_resources

list / elements=dictionary

Describes user-defined function resources used in the query.

inline_code

string

An inline resource that contains code for a user-defined function (UDF). Providing a inline code resource is equivalent to providing a URI for a file containing the same code.

resource_uri

string

A code resource to load from a Google Cloud Storage URI (gs://bucket/path).

Examples

- name: create a dataset
  google.cloud.gcp_bigquery_dataset:
    name: example_dataset
    dataset_reference:
      dataset_id: example_dataset
    project: "{{ gcp_project }}"
    auth_kind: "{{ gcp_cred_kind }}"
    service_account_file: "{{ gcp_cred_file }}"
    state: present
  register: dataset

- name: create a table
  google.cloud.gcp_bigquery_table:
    name: example_table
    dataset: example_dataset
    table_reference:
      dataset_id: example_dataset
      project_id: test_project
      table_id: example_table
    project: test_project
    auth_kind: serviceaccount
    service_account_file: "/tmp/auth.pem"
    state: present

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key

Description

clustering

list / elements=string

One or more fields on which data should be clustered. Only top-level, non-repeated, simple-type fields are supported. When you cluster a table using multiple columns, the order of columns you specify is important. The order of the specified columns determines the sort order of the data.

Returned: success

creationTime

integer

The time when this dataset was created, in milliseconds since the epoch.

Returned: success

dataset

string

Name of the dataset.

Returned: success

description

string

A user-friendly description of the dataset.

Returned: success

encryptionConfiguration

complex

Custom encryption configuration.

Returned: success

kmsKeyName

string

Describes the Cloud KMS encryption key that will be used to protect destination BigQuery table. The BigQuery Service Account associated with your project requires access to this encryption key.

Returned: success

expirationTime

integer

The time when this table expires, in milliseconds since the epoch. If not present, the table will persist indefinitely.

Returned: success

externalDataConfiguration

complex

Describes the data format, location, and other properties of a table stored outside of BigQuery. By defining these properties, the data source can then be queried as if it were a standard BigQuery table.

Returned: success

autodetect

boolean

Try to detect schema and format options automatically. Any option specified explicitly will be honored.

Returned: success

bigtableOptions

complex

Additional options if sourceFormat is set to BIGTABLE.

Returned: success

columnFamilies

complex

List of column families to expose in the table schema along with their types.

Returned: success

columns

complex

Lists of columns that should be exposed as individual fields as opposed to a list of (column name, value) pairs.

Returned: success

encoding

string

The encoding of the values when the type is not STRING.

Returned: success

fieldName

string

If the qualifier is not a valid BigQuery field identifier, a valid identifier must be provided as the column field name and is used as field name in queries.

Returned: success

onlyReadLatest

boolean

If this is set, only the latest version of value in this column are exposed .

Returned: success

qualifierString

string

Qualifier of the column.

Returned: success

type

string

The type to convert the value in cells of this column.

Returned: success

encoding

string

The encoding of the values when the type is not STRING.

Returned: success

familyId

string

Identifier of the column family.

Returned: success

onlyReadLatest

boolean

If this is set only the latest version of value are exposed for all columns in this column family .

Returned: success

type

string

The type to convert the value in cells of this column family.

Returned: success

ignoreUnspecifiedColumnFamilies

boolean

If field is true, then the column families that are not specified in columnFamilies list are not exposed in the table schema .

Returned: success

readRowkeyAsString

boolean

If field is true, then the rowkey column families will be read and converted to string.

Returned: success

compression

string

The compression type of the data source.

Returned: success

csvOptions

complex

Additional properties to set if sourceFormat is set to CSV.

Returned: success

allowJaggedRows

boolean

Indicates if BigQuery should accept rows that are missing trailing optional columns .

Returned: success

allowQuotedNewlines

boolean

Indicates if BigQuery should allow quoted data sections that contain newline characters in a CSV file .

Returned: success

encoding

string

The character encoding of the data.

Returned: success

fieldDelimiter

string

The separator for fields in a CSV file.

Returned: success

quote

string

The value that is used to quote data sections in a CSV file.

Returned: success

skipLeadingRows

integer

The number of rows at the top of a CSV file that BigQuery will skip when reading the data.

Returned: success

googleSheetsOptions

complex

Additional options if sourceFormat is set to GOOGLE_SHEETS.

Returned: success

skipLeadingRows

integer

The number of rows at the top of a Google Sheet that BigQuery will skip when reading the data.

Returned: success

ignoreUnknownValues

boolean

Indicates if BigQuery should allow extra values that are not represented in the table schema .

Returned: success

maxBadRecords

integer

The maximum number of bad records that BigQuery can ignore when reading data .

Returned: success

schema

complex

The schema for the data. Schema is required for CSV and JSON formats.

Returned: success

fields

complex

Describes the fields in a table.

Returned: success

description

string

The field description.

Returned: success

fields

list / elements=string

Describes the nested schema fields if the type property is set to RECORD .

Returned: success

mode

string

Field mode.

Returned: success

name

string

Field name.

Returned: success

type

string

Field data type.

Returned: success

sourceFormat

string

The data format.

Returned: success

sourceUris

list / elements=string

The fully-qualified URIs that point to your data in Google Cloud.

For Google Cloud Storage URIs: Each URI can contain one ‘*’ wildcard character and it must come after the ‘bucket’ name. Size limits related to load jobs apply to external data sources. For Google Cloud Bigtable URIs: Exactly one URI can be specified and it has be a fully specified and valid HTTPS URL for a Google Cloud Bigtable table. For Google Cloud Datastore backups, exactly one URI can be specified. Also, the ‘*’ wildcard character is not allowed.

Returned: success

friendlyName

string

A descriptive name for this table.

Returned: success

id

string

An opaque ID uniquely identifying the table.

Returned: success

labels

dictionary

The labels associated with this dataset. You can use these to organize and group your datasets .

Returned: success

lastModifiedTime

integer

The time when this table was last modified, in milliseconds since the epoch.

Returned: success

location

string

The geographic location where the table resides. This value is inherited from the dataset.

Returned: success

name

string

Name of the table.

Returned: success

numBytes

integer

The size of this table in bytes, excluding any data in the streaming buffer.

Returned: success

numLongTermBytes

integer

The number of bytes in the table that are considered “long-term storage”.

Returned: success

numRows

integer

The number of rows of data in this table, excluding any data in the streaming buffer.

Returned: success

requirePartitionFilter

boolean

If set to true, queries over this table require a partition filter that can be used for partition elimination to be specified.

Returned: success

schema

complex

Describes the schema of this table.

Returned: success

fields

complex

Describes the fields in a table.

Returned: success

description

string

The field description. The maximum length is 1,024 characters.

Returned: success

fields

list / elements=string

Describes the nested schema fields if the type property is set to RECORD.

Returned: success

mode

string

The field mode.

Returned: success

name

string

The field name.

Returned: success

type

string

The field data type.

Returned: success

streamingBuffer

complex

Contains information regarding this table’s streaming buffer, if one is present. This field will be absent if the table is not being streamed to or if there is no data in the streaming buffer.

Returned: success

estimatedBytes

integer

A lower-bound estimate of the number of bytes currently in the streaming buffer.

Returned: success

estimatedRows

integer

A lower-bound estimate of the number of rows currently in the streaming buffer.

Returned: success

oldestEntryTime

integer

Contains the timestamp of the oldest entry in the streaming buffer, in milliseconds since the epoch, if the streaming buffer is available.

Returned: success

tableReference

complex

Reference describing the ID of this table.

Returned: success

datasetId

string

The ID of the dataset containing this table.

Returned: success

projectId

string

The ID of the project containing this table.

Returned: success

tableId

string

The ID of the the table.

Returned: success

timePartitioning

complex

If specified, configures time-based partitioning for this table.

Returned: success

expirationMs

integer

Number of milliseconds for which to keep the storage for a partition.

Returned: success

field

string

If not set, the table is partitioned by pseudo column, referenced via either ‘_PARTITIONTIME’ as TIMESTAMP type, or ‘_PARTITIONDATE’ as DATE type. If field is specified, the table is instead partitioned by this field. The field must be a top-level TIMESTAMP or DATE field. Its mode must be NULLABLE or REQUIRED.

Returned: success

type

string

The only type supported is DAY, which will generate one partition per day.

Returned: success

type

string

Describes the table type.

Returned: success

view

complex

The view definition.

Returned: success

useLegacySql

boolean

Specifies whether to use BigQuery’s legacy SQL for this view .

Returned: success

userDefinedFunctionResources

complex

Describes user-defined function resources used in the query.

Returned: success

inlineCode

string

An inline resource that contains code for a user-defined function (UDF). Providing a inline code resource is equivalent to providing a URI for a file containing the same code.

Returned: success

resourceUri

string

A code resource to load from a Google Cloud Storage URI (gs://bucket/path).

Returned: success

Authors

  • Google Inc. (@googlecloudplatform)