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Python Timescale Database Sink

This project is an example of how to stream data from Quix to a Timescale Database, it handles both parameter and event data.

How to run

Create a Quix account or log-in and visit the Samples to use this project.

Clicking Deploy on the Sample, deploys a pre-built container in Quix. Complete the environment variables to configure the container.

Clicking Edit code on the Sample, forks the project to your own Git repo so you can customize it before deploying.

Environment variables

The code sample uses the following environment variables:

  • input: Name of the input topic to read from.
  • TS_HOST: The IP address or fully qualified domain name of your server.
  • TS_PORT: The Port number to use for communication with the server.
  • TS_DATABASE: The name of the database to persist to.
  • TS_USER: The username of the sink should use to interact with the database.
  • TS_PASSWORD: The password for the user configured above.
  • TS_SCHEMA: The schema name of the tables.
  • MAX_QUEUE_SIZE: Max queue size for the sink ingestion.

Known limitations

  • Binary parameters are not supported in this version


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Open source

This project is open source under the Apache 2.0 license and available in our GitHub repo.

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