Connect & Ingest data from a BigTable instance

Sling CLI Setup

The following credentials keys are accepted:

  • instance (required) -> The BigTable instance id

  • project (required) -> The GCP project ID for the project

  • key_file (required) -> The Service Account JSON

Here are examples of setting a connection named BIGTABLE. We must provide the type=bigtable property:

$ sling conns set BIGTABLE type=bigtable instance=<instance> project=<project> gc_key_file=/path/to/service.account.json

Environment Variable

export BIGTABLE='{type: bigtable, project: my-google-project, instance: my-instance, key_file: /path/to/service.account.json}'

Sling Env File YAML

See here to learn more about the sling env.yaml file.

    type: bigtable
    project: <project>
    instance: <instance>
    key_file: '<key_file>'

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