Class Table (3.4.0)

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Table(table_ref, schema=None)

Tables represent a set of rows whose values correspond to a schema.

See https://cloud.google.com/bigquery/docs/reference/rest/v2/tables#resource-table

Parameters

NameDescription
table_ref Union[google.cloud.bigquery.table.TableReference, str]

A pointer to a table. If table_ref is a string, it must included a project ID, dataset ID, and table ID, each separated by ..

schema Optional[Sequence[Union[ SchemaField, Mapping[str, Any] ]]]

The table's schema. If any item is a mapping, its content must be compatible with from_api_repr.

Inheritance

builtins.object > google.cloud.bigquery.table._TableBase > Table

Properties

clone_definition

Information about the clone. This value is set via clone creation.

See: https://cloud.google.com/bigquery/docs/reference/rest/v2/tables#Table.FIELDS.clone_definition

clustering_fields

Union[List[str], None]: Fields defining clustering for the table

(Defaults to :data:None).

Clustering fields are immutable after table creation.

created

Union[datetime.datetime, None]: Datetime at which the table was created (:data:None until set from the server).

dataset_id

ID of dataset containing the table.

description

Union[str, None]: Description of the table (defaults to :data:None).

Exceptions
TypeDescription
ValueErrorFor invalid value types.

encryption_configuration

google.cloud.bigquery.encryption_configuration.EncryptionConfiguration: Custom encryption configuration for the table.

Custom encryption configuration (e.g., Cloud KMS keys) or :data:None if using default encryption.

See protecting data with Cloud KMS keys <https://cloud.google.com/bigquery/docs/customer-managed-encryption>;_ in the BigQuery documentation.

etag

Union[str, None]: ETag for the table resource (:data:None until set from the server).

expires

Union[datetime.datetime, None]: Datetime at which the table will be deleted.

Exceptions
TypeDescription
ValueErrorFor invalid value types.

external_data_configuration

Union[google.cloud.bigquery.ExternalConfig, None]: Configuration for an external data source (defaults to :data:None).

Exceptions
TypeDescription
ValueErrorFor invalid value types.

friendly_name

Union[str, None]: Title of the table (defaults to :data:None).

Exceptions
TypeDescription
ValueErrorFor invalid value types.

full_table_id

Union[str, None]: ID for the table (:data:None until set from the server).

In the format project-id:dataset_id.table_id.

labels

Dict[str, str]: Labels for the table.

This method always returns a dict. To change a table's labels, modify the dict, then call Client.update_table. To delete a label, set its value to :data:None before updating.

Exceptions
TypeDescription
ValueErrorIf value type is invalid.

location

Union[str, None]: Location in which the table is hosted

Defaults to :data:None.

modified

Union[datetime.datetime, None]: Datetime at which the table was last modified (:data:None until set from the server).

mview_enable_refresh

Optional[bool]: Enable automatic refresh of the materialized view when the base table is updated. The default value is :data:True.

mview_last_refresh_time

Optional[datetime.datetime]: Datetime at which the materialized view was last refreshed (:data:None until set from the server).

mview_query

Optional[str]: SQL query defining the table as a materialized view (defaults to :data:None).

mview_refresh_interval

Optional[datetime.timedelta]: The maximum frequency at which this materialized view will be refreshed. The default value is 1800000 milliseconds (30 minutes).

num_bytes

Union[int, None]: The size of the table in bytes (:data:None until set from the server).

num_rows

Union[int, None]: The number of rows in the table (:data:None until set from the server).

partition_expiration

Union[int, None]: Expiration time in milliseconds for a partition.

If partition_expiration is set and type_ is not set, type_ will default to DAY.

partitioning_type

Union[str, None]: Time partitioning of the table if it is partitioned (Defaults to :data:None).

path

URL path for the table's APIs.

project

Project bound to the table.

range_partitioning

Optional[google.cloud.bigquery.table.RangePartitioning]: Configures range-based partitioning for a table.

Only specify at most one of xref_time_partitioning or xref_range_partitioning.

Exceptions
TypeDescription
ValueErrorIf the value is not RangePartitioning or :data:None.

reference

A xref_TableReference pointing to this table.

Returns
TypeDescription
google.cloud.bigquery.table.TableReferencepointer to this table.

require_partition_filter

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

schema

Sequence[Union[ xref_SchemaField, Mapping[str, Any] ]]: Table's schema.

Exceptions
TypeDescription
ExceptionIf schema is not a sequence, or if any item in the sequence is not a SchemaField instance or a compatible mapping representation of the field.

Union[str, None]: URL for the table resource (:data:None until set from the server).

snapshot_definition

Information about the snapshot. This value is set via snapshot creation.

See: https://cloud.google.com/bigquery/docs/reference/rest/v2/tables#Table.FIELDS.snapshot_definition

streaming_buffer

google.cloud.bigquery.StreamingBuffer: Information about a table's streaming buffer.

table_id

The table ID.

table_type

Union[str, None]: The type of the table (:data:None until set from the server).

Possible values are 'TABLE', 'VIEW', 'MATERIALIZED_VIEW' or 'EXTERNAL'.

time_partitioning

Optional[google.cloud.bigquery.table.TimePartitioning]: Configures time-based partitioning for a table.

Only specify at most one of xref_time_partitioning or xref_range_partitioning.

Exceptions
TypeDescription
ValueErrorIf the value is not TimePartitioning or :data:None.

view_query

Union[str, None]: SQL query defining the table as a view (defaults to :data:None).

By default, the query is treated as Standard SQL. To use Legacy SQL, set view_use_legacy_sql to :data:True.

Exceptions
TypeDescription
ValueErrorFor invalid value types.

view_use_legacy_sql

bool: Specifies whether to execute the view with Legacy or Standard SQL.

This boolean specifies whether to execute the view with Legacy SQL (:data:True) or Standard SQL (:data:False). The client side default is :data:False. The server-side default is :data:True. If this table is not a view, :data:None is returned.

Exceptions
TypeDescription
ValueErrorFor invalid value types.

Methods

from_api_repr

from_api_repr(resource: dict)

Factory: construct a table given its API representation

Parameter
NameDescription
resource Dict[str, object]

Table resource representation from the API

Exceptions
TypeDescription
KeyErrorIf the resource lacks the key 'tableReference', or if the dict stored within the key 'tableReference' lacks the keys 'tableId', 'projectId', or 'datasetId'.
Returns
TypeDescription
google.cloud.bigquery.table.TableTable parsed from resource.

from_string

from_string(full_table_id: str)

Construct a table from fully-qualified table ID.

Parameter
NameDescription
full_table_id str

A fully-qualified table ID in standard SQL format. Must included a project ID, dataset ID, and table ID, each separated by ..

Exceptions
TypeDescription
ValueErrorIf full_table_id is not a fully-qualified table ID in standard SQL format.
Returns
TypeDescription
Table .. rubric:: Examples >>> Table.from_string('my-project.mydataset.mytable') Table(TableRef...(D...('my-project', 'mydataset'), 'mytable'))Table parsed from full_table_id.

to_api_repr

to_api_repr()

Constructs the API resource of this table

Returns
TypeDescription
Dict[str, object]Table represented as an API resource

to_bqstorage

to_bqstorage()

Construct a BigQuery Storage API representation of this table.

Returns
TypeDescription
strA reference to this table in the BigQuery Storage API.

__init__

__init__(table_ref, schema=None)

Initialize self. See help(type(self)) for accurate signature.

Table

Table(table_ref, schema=None)

Tables represent a set of rows whose values correspond to a schema.

See https://cloud.google.com/bigquery/docs/reference/rest/v2/tables#resource-table

Parameters
NameDescription
table_ref Union[google.cloud.bigquery.table.TableReference, str]

A pointer to a table. If table_ref is a string, it must included a project ID, dataset ID, and table ID, each separated by ..

schema Optional[Sequence[Union[ SchemaField, Mapping[str, Any] ]]]

The table's schema. If any item is a mapping, its content must be compatible with from_api_repr.