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Catalog

Current schema: v1

Produced by: dbt docs generate

This file contains information from your data warehouse about the tables and views produced and defined by the resources in your project. Today, dbt uses this file to populate metadata, such as column types and table statistics, in the docs site.

Top-level keys#

  • metadata
  • nodes: Dictionary containing information about database objects corresponding to dbt models, seeds, and snapshots.
  • sources: Dictionary containing information about database objects corresponding to dbt sources.
  • errors: Errors received while running metadata queries during dbt docs generate.

Resource details#

Within sources and nodes, each dictionary key is a resource unique_id. Each nested resource contains:

  • unique_id: <resource_type>.<package>.<resource_name>, same as dictionary key, maps to nodes and sources in the manifest
  • metadata
    • type: table, view, etc.
    • database
    • schema
    • name
    • comment
    • owner
  • columns (array)
    • name
    • type: data type
    • comment
    • index: ordinal
  • stats: differs by database and relation type