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Trigger a job on file update

Jorge3
New Contributor III

I'm using AutoLoader to process any new file or update that arrives to my landing area. And then I schedule the job using DB workflows to trigger on file arrival. The issue is that the trigger only executes when new files arrive, not when an exiting file is updated (even if the AutoLoader works with the file updates if a I run the job manually).

Is there any way to trigger the workflow on file updates?

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Ivan_Donev
New Contributor III

I don't think you can effectively achieve your goal. While it's theoretically somewhat possible, Databricks documentation says there is no guarantee for correctness - Auto Loader FAQ | Databricks on AWS

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