Bonobo is a data-processing toolkit for python 3.5+

Write atomic data transformations using simple python callables.
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What is Bonobo?

Bonobo is an Extract-Transform-Load framework for Python 3.5+.
It provides tools for building transformation graphs, using plain python primitives, and execute them in parallel.
Extract ...

You can either use the built in extractors for standard file formats (CSV, JSON, XML, XLS, ...), use official add-ons to connect to usual external services (SQL), or write your own extractors.

Transform ...

Once you generated a data stream, you can apply your changes using simple python.

Load ...

Wrangling data is great, but keeping it around is better. Use our standard writers (CSV, JSON, XML, XLS, ...) or connect to your custom services.

... in a Simple

Tired of learning new APIs? We promise you'll be up and running in 10 minutes, if you know some python.

... Atomic

One focus of software development is to create small tools, with a specific purpose (think UNIX ...), that can be chained. It enables easy unit testing, and improves a lot system maintainability.

... and Pythonic way!

It's just python ! We worked hard to provide the most transparent possible API, using the most standard data structures you already know. And you can benefit from all the ecosystem library to connect to basically anything.

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Let's see it in action, because a line of code is worth a thousand words.
Find some data to wrangle...

Extracting data is the first step of any regular transformation.
Any source python can talk to is supported, as Bonobo is regular python. Use SQLAlchemy, OAuth based services, APIs, Open-Data, LDAP, etc.

Anything, really.

Process it at will...

Transform the data using standard operations. More complex operations (like joins/products, sort, etc.) are supported by builtin configurable transformation classes.

Save it somewhere...

Save your data. In a database, in a file, on a remote service, etc. Once again, regular python means you can use anything available out there, and as you know, python cheese shop is pretty complete.

Create a graph, and execute it.

Run the thing. A lot of different execution strategies are supported, but the reasonable defaults should be sufficient, for now. Either execute it using the python interpreter (python, the provided CLI (bonobo run) or within a docker container (using bonobo runc)

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Latest news

Bonobo ETL v.0.4

Bonobo ETL v.0.4.0 is now available. Amongst a lot of new features, there is now good integration with python logging facilities, better console handling, better command line interface and more exciting, the first preview releases of the bonobo-docker extension, that allows to build images and run ETL jobs in containers. As always, you should upgrade your projects as soon as possible, and of course make feedback if anything goes wrong.

Bonobo ETL will be at PyParis 2017

We're glad to announce that our talk about Bonobo ETL has been accepted to PyParis 2017, a conference gathering users and developers of the Python programming language.

Bonobo v.0.3.2

Minor maintenance release for the 0.3 branch.

Bonobo v.0.3.1

Minor maintenance release for the 0.3 branch. Also, docker extension got a big bump forward and there is now a simple process to build the images.

Bonobo v.0.3

Just released Bonobo 0.3. Lots of new features, stability enhancements, better internal plumbery... You should upgrade your projects as soon as possible, and of course make feedback if anything goes wrong.