WebHCat Reference GetColumns
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List Columns — GET ddl/database/:db/table/:table/column

Description

List the columns in an HCatalog table.

URL

http://www.myserver.com/templeton/v1/ddl/database/:db/table/:table/column

Parameters

Name

Description

Required?

Default

:db

The database name

Required

None

:table

The table name

Required

None

The standard parameters are also supported.

Results

Name

Description

columns

A list of column names and types

database

The database name

table

The table name

Example

Curl Command

% curl -s 'http://localhost:50111/templeton/v1/ddl/database/default/table/my_table/column?user.name=ctdean'

JSON Output

{
 "columns": [
   {
     "name": "id",
     "type": "bigint"
   },
   {
     "name": "user",
     "comment": "The user name",
     "type": "string"
   },
   {
     "name": "my_p",
     "type": "string"
   },
   {
     "name": "my_q",
     "type": "string"
   }
 ],
 "database": "default",
 "table": "my_table"
}


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