Vertica Bulk Loader transform Icon Vertica Bulk Loader

The Vertica Bulk Loader uses VerticaCopyStream to stream to a Vertica database.

This is typically significantly faster than loading data through e.g. a Table Output transform.

Supported Engines

Hop Engine



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Global transform options

Option Description

Transform name

Name of the transform.


Name of the database connection on which the target table resides.

Target schema

The name of the Schema for the table to write data to. This is important for data sources that allow for table names with dots '.' in it.

Target table

Name of the target table.

Truncate table

Truncate this table before loading data

Truncate on first row

Only truncate this table if there is data (when the first row is received)

Specify database fields

Enable this option to specify the fields in the Database fields tab. Otherwise all fields are taken into account by default.

Main options tab

Option Description

Insert directly to ROS

Insert directly to ROS (Read Optimized Store). A ROS (Read Optimized Store) container is a set of rows stored in a particular group of files

Abort on error

Stop or continue loading data as soon as an error occurs

Exceptions log file

Path to the exceptions log file

Reject data log file

Path to the rejected data log file

Stream name

Name for the Vertica COPY stream

Database fields tab

Map table columns to stream fields using 'Get Fields' and/or 'Enter Field Mapping'.

Metadata Injection Support

All fields of this transform support metadata injection. You can use this transform with ETL Metadata Injection to pass metadata to your pipeline at runtime.