Update connection metadata

Update the metadata for an existing connection.

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import com.google.cloud.bigquery.connection.v1.Connection;
import com.google.cloud.bigquery.connection.v1.ConnectionName;
import com.google.cloud.bigquery.connection.v1.UpdateConnectionRequest;
import com.google.cloud.bigqueryconnection.v1.ConnectionServiceClient;
import com.google.protobuf.FieldMask;
import com.google.protobuf.util.FieldMaskUtil;
import java.io.IOException;

// Sample to update connection
public class UpdateConnection {

  public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException {
    // TODO(developer): Replace these variables before running the sample.
    String projectId = "MY_PROJECT_ID";
    String location = "MY_LOCATION";
    String connectionId = "MY_CONNECTION_ID";
    String description = "MY_DESCRIPTION";
    Connection connection = Connection.newBuilder().setDescription(description).build();
    updateConnection(projectId, location, connectionId, connection);

  static void updateConnection(
      String projectId, String location, String connectionId, Connection connection)
      throws IOException {
    try (ConnectionServiceClient client = ConnectionServiceClient.create()) {
      ConnectionName name = ConnectionName.of(projectId, location, connectionId);
      FieldMask updateMask = FieldMaskUtil.fromString("description");
      UpdateConnectionRequest request =
      Connection response = client.updateConnection(request);
      System.out.println("Connection updated successfully :" + response.getDescription());

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