To use the Tokern Lineage engine, you need to:
- Deploy the engine with access to a Postgres database.
- Set up and test integration libraries with your favorite ETL tools like Apache Airflow or dbt.
- Browse lineage graphs or programmatically analyze graphs in Python notebooks.
Getting started using Docker
This guide will help you get the Tokern Lineage engine and Postgres running as Docker containers using Docker Compose. This is the easiest way to set up Tokern Lineage engine on your local environment.
Step 1: Get the docker-compose file
The tokern/data-lineage/install-manifests repo contains all installation manifests required to deploy Tokern anywhere. Get the docker compose file from there.
Tokern Lineage with Postgres loaded with demo data
Step 2: Run Tokern Lineage engine & Postgres
Check if the containers are running
Step 3: Try out the Tokern Lineage App
http://localhost:8000/ to open the Tokern Lineage app