Example 1—Single gpfdist instance on single-NIC machine

Creates a readable external table, ext_expenses, using the gpfdist protocol. The files are formatted with a pipe (|) as the column delimiter.

=# CREATE EXTERNAL TABLE ext_expenses ( name text,
    date date, amount float4, category text, desc1 text )
    LOCATION ('gpfdist://etlhost-1:8081/*')
FORMAT 'TEXT' (DELIMITER '|');

Parent topic:Examples for Creating External Tables