You can call this operation to query the structure information and reserved read/write throughput value of the specified table.

Request structure:

message DescribeTableRequest {
    required string table_name = 1;
  • Type: string

  • Required: yes

  • This parameter specifies the name of the table you want to query.

Response structure:

message DescribeTableResponse {
    required TableMeta table_meta = 1;
    required ReservedThroughputDetails reserved_throughput_details = 2;
    required TableOptions table_options = 3;
    optional StreamDetails stream_details = 5;
    repeated bytes shard_splits = 6;
  • Type: TableMeta

  • This parameter indicates the schema of the table. The schema is the same as the schema provided when the table is created.

  • Type: ReservedThroughputDetails

  • This parameter indicates the reserved read/write throughput settings information of the table. The information contains the current reserved read/write throughput settings, the time these settings were last updated, and the number of times they have been lowered on the current date.

  • Type: TableOptions

  • This parameter indicates the latest value of the table_options parameter.

  • Type: StreamSpecification

  • Required: no

  • This parameter indicates whether Stream-related attributes are enabled.

  • Type: bytes

  • This parameter indicates the split points of all partitions in the current table.