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Starburst & Trino Profile

Vendor-supported plugin

Certain core functionality may vary. If you would like to report a bug, request a feature, or contribute, you can check out the linked repository and open an issue.

Overview of dbt-trino

Maintained by: Starburst Data, Inc.
Source: Github
Core version: v0.20.0 and newer
dbt Cloud: Not Supported
dbt Slack channel: Slack

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Installation and Distribution

dbt's Trino adapter is managed in its own repository, dbt-trino. To use the Trino adapter, you must install the dbt-trino plugin:

Using pip

The following command will install the latest version of dbt-trino as well as the requisite version of dbt-core:

pip install dbt-trino

Set up a Trino Target

Trino targets should be set up using the following configuration in your profiles.yml file.

trino:  target: dev  outputs:    dev:      type: trino      method: none  # optional, one of {none | ldap | kerberos}      user: [user]      password: [password]  # required if method is ldap or kerberos      database: [database name]      host: [hostname]      port: [port number]      schema: [your dbt schema]      threads: [1 or more]      http_scheme: [http or https]      session_properties:        query_max_run_time: 5d        exchange_compression: True  

Incremental models

The incremental strategy supported by the adapter is to append new records without updating/overwriting any existing data from the target model.


Unsupported Functionality

Due to the nature of Trino, not all core dbt functionality is supported. The following features of dbt are not implemented on Trino:

  1. Snapshots