CrateDB specific table options

CrateDB supports a custom CREATE TABLE syntax for adjusting the table configuration incl. SHARDING and PARTITIONING of the table. See CrateDB CREATE TABLE Documentation for all supported configuration options.

All CrateDB specific table options must be passed in using the $options argument of the DBAL Table() constructor.

Example:

$options = [];
$options['sharding_shards'] = 5;
$myTable = new Table('my_table', [], [], [], 0, $options);

Sharding Options

Following table options can used to adjust the sharding of a table. See also CrateDB Sharding Documentation.

Name

Description

$options['sharding_num_shards']

Specifies the number of shards a table is stored in. Must be greater than 0.

$options['sharding_routing_column']

Allows to explicitly specify a column or field on which rows are sharded by.

Partitioning Options

Following table options can used to define the partitioning columns of a table. See also CrateDB Partitioned Tables Documentation.

Name

Description

$options['partition_columns']

Specifies the columns on which partitions should be created on.

General Options

All general CrateDB specific table options used inside the WITH (...) clause can be configured under the table_options option key.

Example on how to adjust the replicas:

$options = [];
$options['table_options'] = [];
$options['table_options']['number_of_replicas'] = '2';
$myTable = new Table('my_table', [], [], [], 0, $options);

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