We’ve made it easier to connect to external data sources right in the web console: with just a few clicks, you can configure a connection and start ingesting data into Materialize using the new source creation UI. Look ma, no DDL:
For now, this workflow is restricted to PostgreSQL and Kafka sources that don’t require network security configuration. We’ll add support for configuring PrivateLink and SSH connections via the web console next! Until then, you can fire up a SQL client and head over to our documentation for step-by-step network security guides.