If you've got a moment, please tell us how we can make If the external table exists in an AWS Glue or AWS Lake Formation catalog or Hive metastore, you don't need to create the table using CREATE EXTERNAL TABLE. new partition is added. External table in redshift does not contain data physically. The number of columns in the SELECT query must be the same as the sum of data columns Click here to return to Amazon Web Services homepage, Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), How to enable cross-account Amazon Redshift COPY and Redshift Spectrum query for AWS KMS–encrypted data in Amazon S3, Select access for SA only to IAM user group, Select access for database SB only to IAM user group. Amazon Redshift clusters transparently use the Amazon Redshift Spectrum feature when the SQL query references an external table stored in Amazon S3. External tables are part of Amazon Redshift Spectrum, and may not be available in all regions. The table property must be defined or added to the table Now that we have an external schema with proper permissions set, we will create a table and point it to the prefix in S3 you wish to query in SQL. For more information about cross-account queries, see How to enable cross-account Amazon Redshift COPY and Redshift Spectrum query for AWS KMS–encrypted data in Amazon S3. The following example inserts the results of the SELECT statement into the external Create an External Schema. _