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 is an example 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 Cloud Setup

  1. 1.
    In Sling, click the Connections link on the left sidebar.
  2. 2.
    On top, click New Connection.
  3. 3.
    Find BigTable in the list and click on it.
  4. 4.
    Input the needed information.
  5. 5.
    Click Test to verify connectivity.
  6. 6.
    Click Save to save the connection.
If you are facing issues connecting, please reach out to us at [email protected].