The tap-thunderboard Meltano extractor pulls data from Thunderboard 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-thunderboard extractor to your project using meltano add :

    meltano add extractor tap-thunderboard
  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 #

The settings for extractor tap-thunderboard 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.

Mode (mode) #

‘dump’ mode scans for devices and dumps measurements continuously

‘file’ mode processes the filename in the dataDirectory

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-thunderboard set mode <mode>

export TAP_THUNDERBOARD_MODE=<mode>

Data Directory (dataDirectory) #

The local directory where thunderboard data can be found (Required for ‘file’ mode)

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-thunderboard set dataDirectory <dataDirectory>

export TAP_THUNDERBOARD_DATADIRECTORY=<dataDirectory>

Filename (filename) #

The name of the file in the dataDirectory to be processed (Required for ‘file’ mode)

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-thunderboard set filename <filename>

export TAP_THUNDERBOARD_FILENAME=<filename>

Truncate (truncate) #

Remove file contents after processing (Optional. Default - true)

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-thunderboard set truncate false

export TAP_THUNDERBOARD_TRUNCATE=false

Device ID (deviceId) #

Limit output from discovered thunderboards to a specific deviceId (Optional)

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-thunderboard set deviceId <deviceId>

export TAP_THUNDERBOARD_DEVICEID=<deviceId>

Looking for help? #

If you're having trouble getting the tap-thunderboard 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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