target-sqlite from meltanolabs

SQLite database loader

The target-sqlite loader sends data into SQLite after it was pulled from a source using an extractor

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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-sqlite loader to your project using
    meltano add
  2. meltano add loader target-sqlite
  3. Configure the target-sqlite settings using
    meltano config
  4. meltano config target-sqlite 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-sqlite 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 Name (database)

  • Environment variable: TARGET_SQLITE_DATABASE
  • Default Value: warehouse

Name of the SQLite database file to be used or created, relative to the project root.

The .db extension is optional and will be added automatically when omitted.

Batch Size (batch_size)

  • Environment variable: TARGET_SQLITE_BATCH_SIZE
  • Default Value: 50

How many records are sent to SQLite at a time.

Timestamp Column (timestamp_column)

  • Environment variable: TARGET_SQLITE_TIMESTAMP_COLUMN
  • Default Value: __loaded_at

Name of the column used for recording the timestamp when data are loaded to SQLite.

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Looking for help?

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meltano add loader target-sqlite

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