The tap-aws-cost-explorer Meltano extractor pulls data from AWS Cost Explorer that can then be sent to a destination using a loader.

Getting Started #

Prerequisites #

If you haven't already, follow the initial steps of the Getting Started guide:

  1. Install Meltano
  2. Create your Meltano project

Installation and configuration #

  1. Add the tap-aws-cost-explorer extractor to your project using meltano add :

    meltano add extractor tap-aws-cost-explorer
  2. Configure the settings below using meltano config .

Next steps #

Follow the remaining steps of the Getting Started guide:

  1. Select entities and attributes to extract
  2. Add a loader to send data to a destination
  3. Run a data integration (EL) pipeline
If you run into any issues, learn how to get help.

Capabilities #

Settings #

tap-aws-cost-explorer requires the configuration of the following settings:

The settings for extractor tap-aws-cost-explorer that are known to Meltano are documented below. To quickly find the setting you're looking for, use the Table of Contents at the top of the page.

Access Key (access_key) #

Your AWS Account Access Key.

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-aws-cost-explorer set access_key <access_key>

export TAP_AWS_COST_EXPLORER_ACCESS_KEY=<access_key>

Secret Key (secret_key) #

Your AWS Account Secret Key.

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-aws-cost-explorer set secret_key <secret_key>

export TAP_AWS_COST_EXPLORER_SECRET_KEY=<secret_key>

Start Date (start_date) #

The start date for retrieving Amazon Web Services cost.

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-aws-cost-explorer set start_date <start_date>

export TAP_AWS_COST_EXPLORER_START_DATE=<start_date>

End Date (end_date) #

The end date for retrieving Amazon Web Services cost.

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-aws-cost-explorer set end_date <end_date>

export TAP_AWS_COST_EXPLORER_END_DATE=<end_date>

Granularity (granularity) #

Sets the Amazon Web Services cost granularity to MONTHLY or DAILY , or HOURLY.

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-aws-cost-explorer set granularity <granularity>

export TAP_AWS_COST_EXPLORER_GRANULARITY=<granularity>

Metrics (metrics) #

Which metrics are returned in the query. Valid values are AmortizedCost, BlendedCost, NetAmortizedCost, NetUnblendedCost, NormalizedUsageAmount, UnblendedCost, and UsageQuantity.

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-aws-cost-explorer set metrics '[...]'

export TAP_AWS_COST_EXPLORER_METRICS='[...]'

Looking for help? #

If you're having trouble getting the tap-aws-cost-explorer extractor to work, look for an existing issue in its repository, file a new issue, or join the Meltano Slack community and ask for help in the #plugins-general channel.

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