tap-redshift from monad-inc

Amazon Redshift Data Warehouse

The tap-redshift extractor pulls data from Redshift 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-redshift extractor to your project using
    meltano add
  2. meltano add extractor tap-redshift
  3. Configure the tap-redshift settings using
    meltano config
  4. meltano config tap-redshift set --interactive
  5. Test that extractor settings are valid using
    meltano config
  6. meltano config tap-redshift test

Next steps

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


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 If you find they are out of date, please consider updating them by making a pull request to the YAML file that defines the capabilities for this extractor.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

Host (host)

  • Environment variable: TAP_REDSHIFT_HOST

Your Redshift host name.

User (user)

  • Environment variable: TAP_REDSHIFT_USER

Your Redshift user name.

Start Date (start_date)

  • Environment variable: TAP_REDSHIFT_START_DATE

Determines how much historical data will be extracted. Please be aware that the larger the time period and amount of data, the longer the initial extraction can be expected to take.

Port (port)

  • Environment variable: TAP_REDSHIFT_PORT

Your Redshift port number.

Database Name (dbname)

  • Environment variable: TAP_REDSHIFT_DBNAME

Your Redshift database name.

Password (password)

  • Environment variable: TAP_REDSHIFT_PASSWORD

Your Redshift password.

Schema Name (schema)

  • Environment variable: TAP_REDSHIFT_SCHEMA

Your Redshift schema name.

Something missing?

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

Edit it on GitHub!

Looking for help?

If you're having trouble getting the tap-redshift 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


meltano add extractor tap-redshift

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