Retrieves information for the specified data type ID or type label. For all data types that match the input criteria, the database returns the type ID, the type schema, the label (if available), and the type's column properties.

Input Parameter Description

Name Type Description
type_id string Type Id returned in response to a call to /create/type.
label string Option string that was supplied by user in a call to /create/type.
options map of string to strings

Optional parameters. The default value is an empty map ( {} ).

Supported Parameters (keys) Parameter Description

When set to 'true', no join types will be included. The supported values are:

  • true
  • false

Output Parameter Description

The GPUdb server embeds the endpoint response inside a standard response structure which contains status information and the actual response to the query. Here is a description of the various fields of the wrapper:

Name Type Description
status String 'OK' or 'ERROR'
message String Empty if success or an error message
data_type String 'show_types_request' or 'none' in case of an error
data String Empty string
data_str JSON or String

This embedded JSON represents the result of the /show/types endpoint:

Name Type Description
type_ids array of strings  
type_schemas array of strings  
labels array of strings  
properties array of maps of string to arrays of strings  
info map of string to strings Additional information.

Empty string in case of an error.