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prefect-gcp is a collection of prebuilt Prefect tasks that can be used to quickly construct Prefect flows.

Getting Started

Python setup

Requires an installation of Python 3.7+.

We recommend using a Python virtual environment manager such as pipenv, conda or virtualenv.

These tasks are designed to work with Prefect 2.0. For more information about how to use Prefect, please refer to the Prefect documentation.


Install prefect-gcp with pip:

pip install prefect-gcp

To use Cloud Storage:

pip install "prefect-gcp[cloud_storage]"

To use BigQuery:

pip install "prefect-gcp[bigquery]"

To use Secret Manager:

pip install "prefect-gcp[secret_manager]"

Write and run a flow

from prefect import flow
from prefect_gcp import GcpCredentials
from prefect_gcp.cloud_storage import cloud_storage_download_blob

def example_cloud_storage_download_blob_flow():
    gcp_credentials = GcpCredentials(
    contents = cloud_storage_download_blob("bucket", "blob", gcp_credentials)
    return contents



If you encounter and bugs while using prefect-gcp, feel free to open an issue in the prefect-gcp repository.

If you have any questions or issues while using prefect-gcp, you can find help in either the Prefect Discourse forum or the Prefect Slack community.


If you'd like to install a version of prefect-gcp for development, clone the repository and perform an editable install with pip:

git clone

cd prefect-gcp/

pip install -e ".[dev]"

# Install linting pre-commit hooks
pre-commit install