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Enhance data export process to support cloud storage

As per the current design, the export file is directly written onto the SFTP server also it's possible that incomplete files can be read by the consumer process. because this is implemented on SFTP there is no inherent event that can trigger a consumption process. The ask would be to enhance the product to

Locally cache the export files before moving into the target location.

Give the option to write export files to cloud storage like S3/azure cloud storage so that the lifecycle events can be tapped to initiate the consumption process once the '.DONE' file is written.

  • Guest
  • Nov 29 2021
  • Future consideration
What is your industry? Industrial Products
How will this idea be used?

Ashley will use the enhanced feature to use Azure cloud storige and tap into life cycle events to start consuption process of exported files.

  • Admin
    Aaron Cutter commented
    24 Mar 08:23pm

    Alternate options for the data extract process is something that we have discussed internally and we would like to take up at some point. It is not in the near term roadmap, but we will work to prioritize this among other tasks.

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