Creates a readable external table, ext_expenses, from all files with the txt extension using the
gpfdists protocol. The column delimiter is a pipe ( | ) and NULL (’ ’) is a space. For information about the location of security certificates, see gpfdists:// Protocol.
Run the following command.
=# CREATE EXTERNAL TABLE ext_expenses ( name text, date date, amount float4, category text, desc1 text ) LOCATION ('gpfdists://etlhost-1:8081/*.txt', 'gpfdists://etlhost-2:8082/*.txt') FORMAT 'TEXT' ( DELIMITER '|' NULL ' ') ;
Parent topic: Examples for Creating External Tables