Stuck syncing on Athena view


I'm attempting to connect Metabase to an Athena view. Our data is coming from Dynamo so it has a lot of JSON. I'm using views to extract the JSON into normal tables. In Athena, we have our query result location set to s3://athena-query-results/ and that's where I believe the information for the view is being saved. The tables that Athena is reading are stored in a different bucket s3://glue-dynamo-output.

I was able to connect to the query-results bucket but since last night Metabase has been stuck syncing:

I'm wondering if I'm pointing to the correct bucket. I've done some digging and saw that you guys pushed support for Athena views a few years ago, so I'm pretty confident it can be done. I'm sure I just need some pointers on how to make the connection properly.

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Thank you,

Additionally, some more configuration settings I'm using.

  • Verified that the region is correct, us-east-1
  • Workgroup is set to primary
  • Catalog corresponds to my current working catalog in Athena, AwsDataCatalog

The database successfully connected, but it's just stuck syncing.

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Ah yes. This is my first day using, apologies if this was the wrong place. Thanks for the guidance!