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Athena setup

  • Maintained by: Community
  • Authors: Community
  • GitHub repo: dbt-athena/dbt-athena
  • PyPI package: dbt-athena-community
  • Slack channel: #db-athena
  • Supported dbt Core version: v1.3.0 and newer
  • dbt Cloud support: Not Supported
  • Minimum data platform version: engine version 2 and 3

Installing dbt-athena-community

Use pip to install the adapter, which automatically installs dbt-core and any additional dependencies. Use the following command for installation:

python -m pip install dbt-athena-community

Configuring dbt-athena-community

For Athena-specific configuration, please refer to Athena configs.

Connecting to Athena with dbt-athena‚Äč

This plugin does not accept any credentials directly. Instead, credentials are determined automatically based on AWS CLI/boto3 conventions and stored login info. You can configure the AWS profile name to use via aws_profile_name. Check out the dbt profile configuration below for details.

type: athena
s3_staging_dir: [s3_staging_dir]
region_name: [region_name]
database: [database name]
schema: [dev_schema]
[optional, profile to use from your AWS shared credentials file.]

target: dev