Create Data Lake with Amazon S3, Lake Formation and Glue

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4: Create IAM Role

You now create IAM Role which is used by the AWS Glue crawler to catalog data for the data lake which will be stored in Amazon S3.

  1. Go to IAM Management Console. Click on the Roles menu in the left side and then click on the Create role button.


  2. On the next screen, select Glue as the AWS Service. Click on the Next: Permission button.


  3. On the next screen, Select PowerUserAccess as the policies. The workshop is using this policy to simplify the authorization. However, in the production implementation, you select minimum required permission to the AWS Services to be used by the crawler. Click on the Next: Tags button.


  4. Click on the Next: Review button on the next screen.

  5. On the next screen, enter the Role name as dojocrawlerrole and click on the Create role button.


  6. The role is created in no time.