The target-postgres Singer target sends data into PostgreSQL after it was pulled from a source using a Singer tap.

Alternative variants

Multiple variants of target-postgres are available. This document describes the meltano variant.

Alternative variants are:

Standalone usage

Install the package using pip:

pip install git+

For additional instructions, refer to the README in the repository.

Usage with Meltano

Install Meltano, create your Meltano project, and add the target to your project as a loader:

meltano add loader target-postgres --variant meltano

For additional instructions, refer to the Meltano-specific documentation for target-postgres.




  • Default: warehouse


  • Default: warehouse


  • Default: localhost


  • Default: 5502

Database Name (dbname)

  • Default: warehouse

URL (url)

Lets you set user, password, host, port, and dbname in one go using a postgresql:// URI. Takes precedence over the other settings when set.


Looking for help?

If you're having trouble getting target-postgres to work by itself or with Meltano, 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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