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Vertica Profile

Community plugin

Some core functionality may be limited. If you're interested in contributing, check out the source code for each repository listed below.

Overview of dbt-vertica

Maintained by: Community
Authors: Matthew Carter, Andy Regan, Andrew Hedengren
Source: Github
Core version: v0.21.0 and newer
dbt Cloud: Not Supported
Supported Version: Vertica 10.0+

dbt-vertica stars

Easiest install is to use pip:

pip install dbt-vertica

You don't need to install dbt separately. Installing dbt-vertica will also install dbt-core and vertica-python.

Connecting to Vertica with dbt-vertica

Username / password authentication

Configure your dbt profile for using Vertica:

Vertica connection information
type: vertica # Don't change this!
host: vertica-host-name
port: 5433 # or your custom port (optional)
username: your-username
password: your-password
database: vertica-database-name
schema: your-default-schema
target: dev

By default, dbt-vertica will request ConnectionLoadBalance=true (which is generally a good thing), and set a session label of dbt_your-username.

There are three options for SSL: ssl, ssl_env_cafile, and ssl_uri. See their use in the code here.