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Amazon Athena

Supported authentication

  • AWS Credential


The following is required before connecting to Amazon Athena in DataRobot:

  • AWS account

    • Username = AWS access key
    • Password = AWS secret access key
  • Athena managed policies attached to the AWS account

Required parameters

The table below lists the minimum required fields to establish a connection with Amazon Athena:

Required field Description Documentation
address The service endpoint used to connect to AWS.

AWS documentation
AwsRegion Separate geographic areas that AWS uses to house its infrastructure.

AWS documentation
S3OutputLocation Specifies the path to your data in Amazon S3. AWS documentation

Feature considerations

  • Due to a limitation with the JDBC driver itself, the Existing Table tab is not available for Athena data connections. You must select SQL Query and enter a SQL query to retrieve data from Athena.


Problem Solution Instructions
When attempting to execute an operation in DataRobot, the firewall requests that you clear the IP address each time. Add all allowed IPs for DataRobot. See Allowed source IP addresses. If you've already added the allowed IPs, check the existing IPs for completeness.

Updated February 1, 2024