AWS Cost Explorer

tap-aws-cost-explorer from albert-marrero

Amazon Web Services

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

Getting Started


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
  2. meltano add extractor tap-aws-cost-explorer
  3. Configure the tap-aws-cost-explorer settings using
    meltano config
  4. meltano config tap-aws-cost-explorer set --interactive
  5. Test that extractor settings are valid using
    meltano config
  6. meltano config tap-aws-cost-explorer test

Next steps

If you run into any issues, learn how to get help.


The current capabilities for tap-aws-cost-explorer may have been automatically set when originally added to the Hub. Please review the capabilities when using this extractor. If you find they are out of date, please consider updating them by making a pull request to the YAML file that defines the capabilities for this extractor.

This plugin has the following capabilities:

  • catalog
  • discover
  • state

You can override these capabilities or specify additional ones in your meltano.yml by adding the capabilities key.


The tap-aws-cost-explorer settings that are known to Meltano are documented below. To quickly find the setting you're looking for, click on any setting name from the list:

You can override these settings or specify additional ones in your meltano.yml by adding the settings key.

Please consider adding any settings you have defined locally to this definition on MeltanoHub by making a pull request to the YAML file that defines the settings for this plugin.

Access Key (access_key)

  • Environment variable: TAP_AWS_COST_EXPLORER_ACCESS_KEY

Your AWS Account Access Key.

Secret Key (secret_key)

  • Environment variable: TAP_AWS_COST_EXPLORER_SECRET_KEY

Your AWS Account Secret Key.

Start Date (start_date)

  • Environment variable: TAP_AWS_COST_EXPLORER_START_DATE

The start date for retrieving Amazon Web Services cost.

End Date (end_date)

  • Environment variable: TAP_AWS_COST_EXPLORER_END_DATE

The end date for retrieving Amazon Web Services cost.

Granularity (granularity)


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

Metrics (metrics)

  • Environment variable: TAP_AWS_COST_EXPLORER_METRICS

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

Something missing?

This page is generated from a YAML file that you can contribute changes to.

Edit it on GitHub!

Looking for help?

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meltano add extractor tap-aws-cost-explorer

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