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ORGANIZATION_OPTIONS view

You can query the INFORMATION_SCHEMA.ORGANIZATION_OPTIONS view to retrieve real-time metadata about BigQuery organization options. This view contains default settings at the organization level.

Required permissions

To get organization options metadata, you need the following Identity and Access Management (IAM) permissions:

  • bigquery.config.get

The following predefined IAM role includes the permissions that you need in order to get organization options metadata:

  • roles/bigquery.jobUser

For more information about granular BigQuery permissions, see roles and permissions.

Schema

When you query the INFORMATION_SCHEMA.ORGANIZATION_OPTIONS view, the query results contain one row for each configuration in an organization.

The INFORMATION_SCHEMA.ORGANIZATION_OPTIONS view has the following schema:

Column name Data type Value
OPTION_NAME STRING One of the name values in the options table.
OPTION_DESCRIPTION STRING The option description.
OPTION_TYPE STRING The data type of the OPTION_VALUE.
OPTION_VALUE STRING The current value of the option.
Options table
OPTION_NAME OPTION_TYPE OPTION_VALUE
default_time_zone STRING The default time zone for this organization.
default_kms_key_name STRING The default key name for this organization.
default_query_job_timeout_ms STRING The default timeout time in milliseconds for this organization.

Data retention

This view contains currently running sessions and the history of sessions completed in the past 180 days.

Scope and syntax

Queries against this view must have a region qualifier.

View name Resource scope Region scope
`region-REGION`.INFORMATION_SCHEMA.ORGANIZATION_OPTIONS Configuration options within the specified organization. REGION

Replace the following:

Examples

The following example retrieves the OPTION_NAME, OPTION_TYPE, and OPTION_VALUE columns from the INFORMATION_SCHEMA.ORGANIZATION_OPTIONS.

SELECT
  option_name, option_type, option_value
FROM
  `region-us`.INFORMATION_SCHEMA.ORGANIZATION_OPTIONS;

The result is similar to the following:

  +---------------------------------+---------------+--------------------------+
  | option_name                     | option_type   | option_value             |
  +---------------------------------+---------------+--------------------------+
  | default_time_zone               | STRING        | America/Los_Angeles      |
  +---------------------------------+---------------+--------------------------+
  | default_kms_key_name            | STRING        | test/testkey1            |
  +---------------------------------+---------------+--------------------------+
  | default_query_job_timeout_ms    | INT64         | 18000000                 |
  +---------------------------------+---------------+--------------------------+