Export from XKCD to Snowflake

CloudQuery is an open-source data integration platform that allows you to export data from any source to any destination.

The CloudQuery XKCD plugin allows you to sync data from XKCD to any destination, including Snowflake. It's free, open source, requires no account, and takes only minutes to get started.

Ready? Let's dive right in!

Step 1. Install the CloudQuery CLI

The CloudQuery CLI is a command-line tool that runs the sync. It supports MacOS, Linux and Windows.

brew install cloudquery/tap/cloudquery

Step 2. Configure the XKCD source plugin

Create a configuration file for the XKCD plugin and set up authentication.

XKCD is a community plugin, which means that it is maintained by the CloudQuery community. Create a file called xkcd.yaml, then copy the example and follow the instructions in the XKCD Plugin Documentation ↗ to fit your needs.

Step 3. Configure the Snowflake destination plugin

Create a configuration file for the Snowflake plugin and set up authentication.


Create a file called snowflake.yaml and add the following contents:

Fine-tune this configuration to match your needs. For more information, see the Snowflake Plugin ↗ page in the docs.

Step 4. Start the Sync

Run the following command in your terminal to start the sync

And away we go! 🚀 The sync will run until completion, fetching all selected tables from XKCD. Any errors will be logged to a file called cloudquery.log.

Further Reading

Now that you've seen the basics of syncing XKCD to Snowflake, you should know that there's a lot more you can do. Check out the CloudQuery Documentation, Source Code and How-to Guides for more details.