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Airbyte is a data integration platform for ELT pipelines from APIs, databases & files to warehouses & lakes. It has the largest catalog of ELT connectors to data warehouses and databases.

Installation and Setup​

This instruction shows how to load any source from Airbyte into a local JSON file that can be read in as a document.

Prerequisites: Have docker desktop installed.


  1. Clone Airbyte from GitHub - git clone
  2. Switch into Airbyte directory - cd airbyte.
  3. Start Airbyte - docker compose up.
  4. In your browser, just visit http://localhost:8000. You will be asked for a username and password. By default, that's username airbyte and password password.
  5. Setup any source you wish.
  6. Set destination as Local JSON, with specified destination path - lets say /json_data. Set up a manual sync.
  7. Run the connection.
  8. To see what files are created, navigate to: file:///tmp/airbyte_local/.

Document Loader​

See a usage example.

from langchain_community.document_loaders import AirbyteJSONLoader