ELT Cycle

An Evolution: ETL to ELT + Operational Analytics

One of the biggest paradigm shifts in the modernizing of data processes has happened in the transition from the legacy Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) workflow to the more recent Extract, Load, Transform (ELT) approach. This evolution has also made way for another shift towards operational analytics (or “Reverse ETL” we’ll ignore the naming for now) that closes the loop by pushing data out of the warehouse and back into operational systems it came from.

Meltano podcast recap

Recap of Hashmap Podcast interview with Douwe Maan, Founder and CEO of Meltano

I recently had the opportunity to be a guest on the Hashmap on Tap Podcast to talk about Meltano and how we’re building a community around DataOps-driven ELT. It was a great conversation that explored Meltano’s approach to DataOps, our commitment to open source, and how Meltano is currently being used to help teams get …

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team strategizing

Introducing DataOps OS: our strategy for the future of data

Recently, we shared our updated mission and vision for Meltano, and now I’ll spend some time sharing how we intend to bring them to life. This post is all about our strategy. Strategy is your competitive game plan. It describes the overarching approach of how you will achieve your objectives. I want to share with …

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Community Collaboration

How we built multi-file support with the Meltano Community

One of the best parts of being an open source project with a strong supporting community is collaboration. Our community is fantastic and many of our best contributions come from community members.  A recent example of this is a new feature that we launched with v1.87.0 of Meltano: support for multi-file `meltano.yml` configurations. Now, instead …

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The Latest Trend In DataOps: Meltano Environments

In a recent post, Douwe Maan (Meltano CEO), highlighted our mission and vision for Meltano. Part of that mission is our embrace of a better way of working using DataOps. At its simplest, DataOps is the application of software engineering best practices to data tooling. One of the key components of DevOps is having isolated …

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Modular DataOps platform

Meltano: the strategic foundation of the ideal data stack

Meltano will enable everyone to realize the full potential of their data. On top of that, we are building an open source DataOps operating system (OS) to be the foundation of every team’s ideal data stack. A lot has happened at Meltano since we’ve spun out of GitLab and started transitioning from a small project …

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