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Export from Hacker News to MongoDB

CloudQuery is an open-source data integration platform that allows you to export data from any source to any destination.

The CloudQuery Hacker News plugin allows you to sync data from Hacker News to any destination, including MongoDB. It takes only minutes to get started.

hackernews
Official

Hacker News

The Hacker News Source plugin for CloudQuery extracts configuration from the Hacker News API and loads it into any supported CloudQuery destination

Publisher

cloudquery

Repositorygithub.com
Latest version

v3.3.0

Type

Source

Platforms
Date Published

MongoDB
mongodb
Official

MongoDB

This destination plugin lets you sync data from any CloudQuery source to a MongoDB database

Publisher

cloudquery

Repositorygithub.com
Latest version

v2.5.0

Type

Destination

Platforms
Date Published

MacOS Setup

Step 1. Install CloudQuery

brew install cloudquery/tap/cloudquery

Step 2. Log in to CloudQuery CLI

cloudquery login

Step 3. Configure Hacker News source plugin

You can find more information about the configuration in the plugin documentation

kind: source
spec:
  name: "hackernews"
  path: "cloudquery/hackernews"
  registry: "cloudquery"
  version: "v3.3.0"
  tables: ["*"]
  backend_options:
    table_name: "cq_state_hackernews"
    connection: "@@plugins.mongodb.connection"
  destinations:
    - "DESTINATION_NAME"
  # Learn more about the configuration options at https://cql.ink/hackernews_source
  spec:
    item_concurrency: 100

Step 4. Configure MongoDB destination plugin

You can find more information about the configuration in the plugin documentation

kind: destination
spec:
  name: "mongodb"
  path: "cloudquery/mongodb"
  registry: "cloudquery"
  version: "v2.5.0"
  spec:
    # required, a connection string in the format mongodb://localhost:27017
    connection_string: "${MONGODB_CONNECTION_STRING}"
    # required, the name of the database to sync to
    database: "${MONGODB_DATABASE_NAME}"
    # Optional parameters:
    # batch_size: 10000 # 10K
    # batch_size_bytes: 4194304 # 4 MiB

Step 5. Run Sync

cloudquery sync hackernews.yml mongodb.yml

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