steampipe plugin install algoliasteampipe plugin install algolia

Algolia + Steampipe

Steampipe is an open-source zero-ETL engine to instantly query cloud APIs using SQL.

Algolia provides search as a service, offering web search across a client's website using an externally hosted search engine.

For example:

select
rank,
hit
from
algolia_search
where
index = 'offices'
and query = 'usa'
order by
rank;
+------+---------------------------------------------------------+
| rank | hit |
+------+---------------------------------------------------------+
| 1 | { "name": "Scranton", "state": "PA", "country": "USA" } |
| 2 | { "name": "Stamford", "state": "CT", "country": "USA" } |
+------+---------------------------------------------------------+

Documentation

Get started

Install

Download and install the latest Algolia plugin:

steampipe plugin install algolia

Configuration

Installing the latest algolia plugin will create a config file (~/.steampipe/config/algolia.spc) with a single connection named algolia:

connection "algolia" {
plugin = "algolia"
app_id = "D902ND8AK3"
api_key = "dba7ac3a72a41306c5b34207b9fd9d95"
}

Postgres FDW

This plugin is available as a native Postgres FDW. Unlike Steampipe CLI, which ships with an embedded Postgres server instance, the Postgres FDW can be installed in any supported Postgres database version.

You can download the tarball for your platform from the Releases page, but it is simplest to install them with the steampipe_postgres_installer.sh script:

/bin/sh -c "$(curl -fsSL https://steampipe.io/install/postgres.sh)" -- algolia

The installer will prompt you for the plugin name and version, download and install the appropriate files for your OS, system architecture, and Postgres version.

To configure the Postgres FDW, you will create an extension, foreign server, and schema and import the foreign schema.

CREATE EXTENSION IF NOT EXISTS steampipe_postgres_algolia;
CREATE SERVER steampipe_algolia FOREIGN DATA WRAPPER steampipe_postgres_algolia OPTIONS (config '<your_config>');
CREATE SCHEMA algolia;
IMPORT FOREIGN SCHEMA algolia FROM SERVER steampipe_algolia INTO algolia;

SQLite Extension

This plugin is available as a SQLite Extension, making the tables available as SQLite virtual tables.

You can download the tarball for your platform from the Releases page, but it is simplest to install them with the steampipe_sqlite_installer.sh script:

/bin/sh -c "$(curl -fsSL https://steampipe.io/install/sqlite.sh)" -- algolia

The installer will prompt you for the plugin name, version, and destination directory. It will then determine the OS and system architecture, and it will download and install the appropriate package.

To configure the SQLite extension, load the extension module and then run the steampipe_configure_algolia function to configure it with plugin-specific options.

$ sqlite3
sqlite> .load ./steampipe_sqlite_extension_algolia.so
sqlite> select steampipe_configure_algolia('<your_config>');

Export

This plugin is available as a standalone Export CLI. Steampipe exporters are stand-alone binaries that allow you to extract data using Steampipe plugins without a database.

You can download the tarball for your platform from the Releases page, but it is simplest to install them with the steampipe_export_installer.sh script:

/bin/sh -c "$(curl -fsSL https://steampipe.io/install/export.sh)" -- algolia

You can pass the configuration to the command with the --config argument:

steampipe_export_algolia --config '<your_config>' <table_name>