The SHOW JOBS statement lists all of the types of long-running tasks your cluster has performed, including:

These details can help you understand the status of crucial tasks that can impact the performance of your cluster, as well as help you control them.

Note:
The SHOW JOBS statement shows only long-running tasks. For an exhaustive list of jobs running in the cluster, use the SQL Audit Logging (Experimental) feature.

Required privileges

By default, only the root user can execute SHOW JOBS.

Synopsis

SHOW JOBS

Response

The result list of jobs shows first ongoing jobs, then completed jobs. The list of ongoing jobs is sorted by starting time, whereas the list of completed jobs is sorted by finished time.

The following fields are returned for each job:

Field Description
job_id A unique ID to identify each job. This value is used if you want to control jobs (i.e., pause, resume, or cancel it).
job_type The type of job. Possible values: SCHEMA CHANGE, BACKUP, RESTORE, or IMPORT.

Note: Although there is a background job for DROP or TRUNCATE, it does not appear in the output of SHOW JOBS.
description The command that started the job.
user_name The user who started the job.
status The job's current state. Possible values: pending, running, paused, failed, succeeded, or canceled.
created The TIMESTAMP when the job was created.
started The TIMESTAMP when the job began running first.
finished The TIMESTAMP when the job was succeeded, failed, or canceled.
modified The TIMESTAMP when the job had anything modified.
fraction_completed The fraction (between 0.00 and 1.00) of the job that's been completed.
error If the job failed, the error generated by the failure.
coordinator_id The ID of the node running the job.

Examples

Show jobs

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> SHOW JOBS;
+----------------+------------+-------------------------------------------+...
| job_id         | job_type   | description                               |...
+----------------+------------+-------------------------------------------+...
| 27536791415282 | RESTORE    | RESTORE db.* FROM 'azure://backup/db/tbl' |...
+----------------+------------+-------------------------------------------+...

Filter jobs

You can filter jobs by using SHOW JOBS as the data source for a SELECT statement, and then filtering the values with the WHERE clause.

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> SELECT * FROM [SHOW JOBS] WHERE job_type = 'RESTORE' AND status IN ('running', 'failed') ORDER BY created DESC;
+----------------+------------+-------------------------------------------+...
| job_id         | job_type   | description                               |...
+----------------+------------+-------------------------------------------+...
| 27536791415282 | RESTORE    | RESTORE db.* FROM 'azure://backup/db/tbl' |...
+----------------+------------+-------------------------------------------+...

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