Can Airbyte handle “async” APIs? I’m working with an API right now that requires you to queue up a “job” to get any data out of it. In other words like this:
- Send a GET request to /api/endpoint1, and save the “job id” it returns you.
- Later, send a POST request to /api/endpoint2, containing the “job ID” from step 1, and it will respond with XML containing the data you’re after.
Is this a situation that Airbyte can handle? I thought about making step 2 a substream of step 1 and use stream slices to pass the data to 2, but I don’t know exactly how long the server needs to complete step 1 nor do I know how to delay the execution of step 2 so as to guarantee that data’s available.
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Hey @cornjuliox, I was just going to suggest substreams and slices but you beat me to it! I’d say experiment with that, but otherwise I don’t think it’ll work!