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Export from Hacker News to PostgreSQL

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 PostgreSQL. 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

v3.2.4

Type

Source

Platforms
Date Published

postgresql
Official

PostgreSQL

This destination plugin lets you sync data from a CloudQuery source to a PostgreSQL compatible database.

Publisher

cloudquery

Repositorygithub.com
Latest version

v8.2.5

Type

Destination

Platforms
Date Published

Linux Setup

Step 1. Install CloudQuery

curl -L https://github.com/cloudquery/cloudquery/releases/download/cli-v5.25.0/cloudquery_linux_amd64 -o cloudquery
chmod a+x 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: "v3.2.4"
  tables: ["*"]
  backend_options:
    table_name: "cq_state_hackernews"
    connection: "@@plugins.postgresql.connection"
  destinations:
    - "DESTINATION_NAME"
  # Learn more about the configuration options at https://cql.ink/hackernews_source
  spec:
    item_concurrency: 100

Step 4. Configure PostgreSQL destination plugin

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

kind: destination
spec:
  name: "postgresql"
  path: "cloudquery/postgresql"
  registry: "cloudquery"
  version: "v8.2.5"
  # Learn more about the configuration options at https://cql.ink/postgresql_destination
  spec:
    connection_string: "${POSTGRESQL_CONNECTION_STRING}" # set the environment variable in a format like postgres://postgres:pass@localhost:5432/postgres?sslmode=disable
    # you can also specify it in DSN format, which can hold special characters in the password field:
    # connection_string: "user=postgres password=pass+0-[word host=localhost port=5432 dbname=postgres"
    # Optional parameters:
    # pgx_log_level: error
    # batch_size: 10000 # 10K entries
    # batch_size_bytes: 100000000 # 100 MB
    # batch_timeout: 60s

Step 5. Run Sync

cloudquery sync hackernews.yml postgresql.yml

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