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Writing reliable, concise, well-tested & maintainable data-processing code is tricky.

Kiba lets you define and run such high-quality ETL (Extract-Transform-Load) jobs using Ruby.

Learn more on the Wiki, on my blog and on StackOverflow.

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Kiba 2.0.0

Kiba 2.0.0 has been recently released with one major improvement for ETL components developers.

Please check out the release notes.

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Getting Started

Useful links

Supported Ruby versions

Kiba currently supports Ruby 2.0+ and JRuby (with its default 1.9 syntax). See test matrix.

Kiba Common

I'm starting to add commonly used reusable helpers in a separate gem called kiba-common, check it out (work-in-progress).

ETL consulting & commercial version

Consulting services: if your organization needs help to implement a data pipeline or to build a data-intensive application, I provide consulting services. More information.

Kiba Pro: for more features & goodies, check out Kiba Pro (Changelog & contact info).


Copyright (c) LoGeek SARL. Kiba is an Open Source project licensed under the terms of the LGPLv3 license. Please see for license text.

Contributing & Legal

(agreement below borrowed from Sidekiq Legal)

By submitting a Pull Request, you disavow any rights or claims to any changes submitted to the Kiba project and assign the copyright of those changes to LoGeek SARL.

If you cannot or do not want to reassign those rights (your employment contract for your employer may not allow this), you should not submit a PR. Open an issue and someone else can do the work.

This is a legal way of saying "If you submit a PR to us, that code becomes ours". 99.9% of the time that's what you intend anyways; we hope it doesn't scare you away from contributing.