Disabling compaction - Amazon Glue
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Disabling compaction

You can disable automatic compaction for a particular Apache Iceberg table using Amazon Glue console or Amazon CLI.

  1. Open the Amazon Glue console, under Data Catalog, choose Tables.

  2. From the tables list, choose the Iceberg table that you want to disable compaction.

  3. Choose Disable compaction under the Table optimization tab on the lower section of the Tables details page.

    You can also choose Optimization, Disable under Actions.

  4. Choose Disable compaction on the confirmation message. You can re-enable compaction at a later time.

    After the you confirm, compaction is disabled and the compaction status for the table turns back to Disabled.

Amazon CLI

In the following example, replace the account ID with a valid Amazon account ID. Replace the database name and table name with actual Iceberg table name and the database name. Replace the roleArn with the Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the IAM role and actual name of the IAM role that has the required permissions to run compaction.

aws glue update-table-optimizer \ --catalog-id 123456789012 \ --database-name iceberg_db \ --table-name iceberg_table \ --table-optimizer-configuration '{"roleArn":"arn:aws:iam::123456789012:role/optimizer_role", "enabled":'false'}'\ --type compaction
Amazon API

Call UpdateTableOptimizer operation to disable compaction for a specific table.