Users who chose to self-host Meltano need to create, configure and connect a Loader database to Meltano. Meltano Loaders load data in bulk after it has been imported from source(s) using Extractors. Meltano currently supports loading data in the follow formats:
Hosted instances of Meltano come with a pre-configured PostgresQL database where Meltano loads extracted data so that it can be analyzed. If you are not sure how to set up your Loader, you can sign up for a free hosted instance and we'll take care of that for you.