tap-db2 from mjsqu

IBM DB2 Relational Database

The tap-db2 extractor pulls data from IBM DB2 that can then be sent to a destination using a loader.

Available Variants

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-db2 extractor to your project using
    meltano add
  2. meltano add extractor tap-db2
  3. Configure the tap-db2 settings using
    meltano config
  4. meltano config tap-db2 set --interactive
  5. Test that extractor settings are valid using
    meltano config
  6. meltano config tap-db2 test

Next steps

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


The current capabilities for tap-db2 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 If you find they are out of date, please consider updating them by making a pull request to the YAML file that defines the capabilities for this extractor.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-db2 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.

Database (database)

  • Environment variable: TAP_DB2_DATABASE

The database name.

Port (port)

  • Environment variable: TAP_DB2_PORT

The database port.

Offset Value (offset_value)

  • Environment variable: TAP_DB2_OFFSET_VALUE

The offset to use for querying data. Only needed for development and edge cases. The state bookmarks usually keep track of this.

Use Date Datatype (use_date_datatype)

  • Environment variable: TAP_DB2_USE_DATE_DATATYPE

Whether to add date format to the schema when date strings are provided. Default False.

Hostname (hostname)

  • Environment variable: TAP_DB2_HOSTNAME

Your DB2 hostname.

Username (username)

  • Environment variable: TAP_DB2_USERNAME

Your DB2 username.

Password (password)

  • Environment variable: TAP_DB2_PASSWORD

Your DB2 password.

Use Singer Decimal (use_singer_decimal)

  • Environment variable: TAP_DB2_USE_SINGER_DECIMAL

Whether to add decimal format to the schema when decimal strings are provided. Default False.

Cursor Array Size (cursor_array_size)

  • Environment variable: TAP_DB2_CURSOR_ARRAY_SIZE

The size of the cursor to use when querying data. Default 1.

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meltano add extractor tap-db2

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