BLOCKS Reference

Block Reference

BigQuery

Export single table to GCS

This BLOCK exports data from a single BigQuery table as a file and saves it to Google Cloud Storage (GCS).

Property Explanation
BLOCK name Configure the name displayed on this BLOCK.
GCP service account Select the GCP service account to use with this BLOCK.
Destination file GCS URL

Designate the URL for the file in GCS to which data from the BigQuery table will be exported. This URL should be formatted as "gs://bucketname/objectname".

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Source dataset

Designate the ID of the dataset containing the table whose data will be exported as a file.

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Source table

Designate the ID of the table whose data will be exported as a file.

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BLOCK memos Make notes about this BLOCK.
Reattempts in case of errors Configure the number of attempts to try in case of a request error.
Minimum timeout interval Set the number of seconds to wait for results. If results are not returned during this interval, the time will be doubled for each reattempt until the time set in the “Maximum timeout interval” property is reached.
Maximum timeout interval Indicate the maximum number of seconds to wait for results. The timeout interval will start with the value set in the "Minimum timeout interval" property and double with each reattempt until reaching the value set here.
File format

Select a format for the file you will export. Permissible formats are as follow.

  • CSV
  • NEWLINE_DELIMITED_JSON
CSV delimiter character

Select the delimiter character used for CSV files.

  • Comma
  • Tab
  • Pipe
  • Other

If you choose "Other", specify a delimiter character in the accompanying field.

Output header line Select whether or not to output the header line for CSV files.
File compression

Choose whether or not to compress the exported file.

  • Uncompressed
  • GZIP