Trash

Short Description
Ports
Metadata
Trash Attributes
Compatibility
See also

Short Description

Trash discards data. For debugging purpose, it can write its data to a file (local or remote), or Console tab. Multiple inputs can be connected for improved graph legibility.

ComponentData outputInput portsOutput portsTransformationTransf. requiredJavaCTLAuto-propagated metadata
Trashnone1–n0
no
no
no
no
no

Ports

Port typeNumberRequiredDescriptionMetadata
Input1-n
yes
For received data recordsAny

Metadata

Trash does not propagate metadata.

It has no metadata templates.

Trash Attributes

AttributeReqDescriptionPossible values
Basic
Debug print 

By default, all records are discarded. If set to true, all records are written to the debug file (if specified), or Console tab. You do not need to switch Log level from its default value (INFO). This mode is only supported when a single input port is connected.

false (default) | true
Debug file URL 

Attribute specifying debug output file. See Supported File URL Formats for Writers. If the path is not specified, the file is saved to the ${PROJECT} directory. You do not need to switch Log level from its default value (INFO).

 
Debug append 

By default, new records overwrite the older ones. If set to true, new records are appended to the older records stored in the output file(s).

false (default) | true
Charset Encoding of debug output.UTF-8 (default) | <other encodings>
Advanced
Print trash ID 

By default, trash ID is not written to a debug output. If set to true, ID of the Trash is written to a debug file, or Console tab. You do not need to switch Log level from its default value (INFO).

false (default) | true
Create directories 

By default, non-existing directories are not created. If set to true, they are created.

false (default) | true
Mode 

Trash can run in either Performance or Validate records modes. In Performance mode, the raw data is discarded; in Validate records, Trash simulates a writer - attempting to deserialize the inputs.

Performance (default) | Validate records

Compatibility

VersionCompatibility Notice
4.0.5Trash can now write lists and maps.

See also

DataGenerator
Common Properties of Components
Specific Attribute Types
Common Properties of Writers
Writers Comparison