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Version: 0.16.16

Deploy Great Expectations in hosted environments without a file system

The components in the great_expectations.yml file define the Validation Results Stores, Datasource connections, and Data Docs hosts for a Data Context. These components might be inaccessible in hosted environments, such as Databricks, Amazon EMR, and Google Cloud Composer. The information provided here is intended to help you use Great Expectations in hosted environments.

Configure your Data Context

To use code to create a Data Context, see How to instantiate an Ephemeral Data Context.

To configure a Data Context for a specific environment, see one of the following resources:

Create Expectation Suites and add Expectations

To add a Datasource and an Expectation Suite, see How to connect to a PostgreSQL database.

To add Expectations to your Suite individually, use the following code:


To configure your Expectation store to load a Suite at a later time, see one of the following resources:

Run validation

To use an Expectation Suite you've created to validate data, see How to validate data without a Checkpoint.

Use Data Docs

To build and view Data Docs in your environment, see Options for hosting Data Docs.