Earlier this week, I had a chat with Dmitriy ‘DZ’ Zaporozhets, founder of the GitLab open source project and co-founder of GitLab Inc., about its early open source days and various factors that may have contributed to its success. I learned a lot, and you might too!
A few weeks ago, I was invited by Tobias Macey to talk about Meltano on the Data Engineering Podcast. The interview, titled Open Source Production Grade Data Integration With Meltano, is now live and gives a great behind-the-scenes look at the project’s history, the recent shift in focus, various implementation details, our goals and aspirations […]
This is part 2 of a 2-part series to announce and provide context on the new direction of Meltano. If you’ve been following Meltano for a while or would like to have some historical context, start with part 1: Revisiting the Meltano strategy: a return to our roots. If you’re new to Meltano or are […]
This is part 1 of a 2-part series to announce and provide context on the new direction of Meltano. If you’ve been following Meltano for a while or would like to have some historical context, start here. If you’re new to Meltano or are mostly interested in what’s coming, feel free to skip this post […]
Today, we rolled out support for a new data source to all users of Meltano: Shopify! Read on for more details, or jump straight to the Shopify dashboard on our demo instance to see it in action. If you’d like to see your own Shopify data analyzed as well, sign up for a hosted Meltano […]
Yesterday, we released version 1.28.1 of Meltano, which adds support for a new data source: Google Ads! Read on for more details, or jump straight to the “Google Ads: Daily Account Overview” dashboard on our demo instance to see it in action. If you’d like to see your own Google Ads data analyzed as well, […]
As you’re getting to know Meltano, and as we are getting to know you and your company’s needs, we thought it would be appropriate for you to also get to know our team a little bit better! And for the moment, that team is me: Douwe Maan. I was born and raised in the Netherlands, […]
Meltano version 1.26.0 is now available, with various improvements and bug fixes. If your Meltano instance is hosted on MeltanoData.com, it will have been upgraded automatically. For instructions on upgrading a self-hosted installation, check out the documentation. Changes #1188 Allow sorting by timeframe period columns (e.g. “Creation Date: Month”, “Creation Date: Year”) #1873 Display error […]
As Meltano continues to iterate towards product-market fit, we decided to remove a part of the codebase that no longer fit our target persona. Meltano previously had a command line tool for managing permissions on a Snowflake data warehouse. This is now a separate Python package managed by the GitLab Data Team: Permifrost. As a […]
Each week, we start off with a call to review our product priorities, issues that have been assigned for the week, and discuss the releases that will take place.