January 12, 2021

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by: Greg.suk

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Categories: Code, Coding, dbt

Anyone who has worked with dbt knows that one of the most powerful features is packages. Packages allow you to reuse code across multiple projects in an organization. Packages can be installed from other projects in your organization, or by using the dbt hub you can install packages from the open-source community and Fishtown Analytics. [...]
COVID-19 has created an anxiety-ridden week. With the chaos of preparing to quarantine over (hopefully), what’s next? If you’re looking for a way to be productive at home, we have an answer - we’ve taken our canceled and postponed live events and converted them to online educational opportunities. With a worldwide pandemic at our heels, [...]

March 4, 2020

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by: angie.brown

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Categories: Code, Coding, dbt, Modernize Not Migrate

Google BigQuery has neat functionality that allows users to schedule queries in standard SQL, DDL or DML statements. Additionally, you can set them to run on a recurring basis. This can be great for light transformations; however, if more comprehensive transformation and automated regression testing is needed dbt (data build tool) is an affordable solution. [...]