Amazon Kinesis

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Real-time Streaming Platform

The target-kinesis loader sends data into Amazon Kinesis after it was pulled from a source using an extractor

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 target-kinesis loader to your project using
    meltano add
  2. meltano add loader target-kinesis
  3. Configure the target-kinesis settings using
    meltano config
  4. meltano config target-kinesis set --interactive

Next steps

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


This plugin currently has no capabilities defined. If you know the capabilities required by this plugin, please contribute!


The target-kinesis 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.

Stream Name (stream_name)

  • Environment variable: TARGET_KINESIS_STREAM_NAME

The name of the Kinesis stream to write to.

AWS S3 Access Key ID (aws_access_key_id)

  • Environment variable: TARGET_KINESIS_AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID

S3 Access Key Id. If not provided, aws_profile or AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID environment variable will be used.

AWS S3 Secret Access Key (aws_secret_access_key)


S3 Secret Access Key. If not provided, aws_profile or AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID environment variable will be used.

AWS Region (region)

  • Environment variable: TARGET_KINESIS_REGION

The AWS region to use i.e. us-east-2.

Is Firehouse (is_firehose)

  • Environment variable: TARGET_KINESIS_IS_FIREHOSE

(Default False) Whether to user a Firehouse client or not.

Record Chunks (record_chunks)

  • Environment variable: TARGET_KINESIS_RECORD_CHUNKS

(Default - 10) The max number of records per chunk.

Data Chunks (data_chunks)

  • Environment variable: TARGET_KINESIS_DATA_CHUNKS

(Default - 1000) The max size of data per chunk.

Partition Key (partition_key)

  • Environment variable: TARGET_KINESIS_PARTITION_KEY

(Default - id) The partition key to use when writing to Kinesis.

Something missing?

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meltano add loader target-kinesis

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