Meltano with Douwe Maan


February 16th, 2022

39 mins 16 secs

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About this Episode

Eric Anderson (@ericmander) and Douwe Maan (@DouweM) chat about Meltano, the open-source DataOps operating system. Meltano provides the connective tissue that allows teams to treat their data stack as a single software development project. Tune in to learn how Meltano is trying to bring software development best practices into the data world.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Meltano’s origins as a side project at GitLab
  • How Meltano glues together open-source technologies like Singer, dbt and Airflow
  • Douwe’s experience wearing many different hats in the early days of Meltano
  • Meltano’s shift from an ELT solution to an operating system
  • The Love-Tap Fest community event, starting right after this episode’s release!


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