As part of building an enterprise DW for one of our customers we had to sync a bunch of tables from a MYSQL slave to BigQuery at 30 min intervals. Considering the range of other non-relational data sources which will be part of the this load, we chose Matillion as ETL tool. Matillion is easy to setup (just provision the VM and start authoring jobs) and long list of integrations so it made sense.
This post explains building a Matillion job that does the following:
- Full Load
- Incremental load for tables with larger row count and an ID that can be looked up for new rows since last load.
If you came from a Google search looking for Matillion — I am assuming you are done with provisioning the instance, setting up default project etc are done, so I am skipping those. While Matillion ships with PostgreSQL drivers, for some reason it doesn’t have MYSQL …[Read more]