dbt is an amazing way to transform data within a data warehouse. So amazing, in fact, that it’s easy to end up doing tons and tons of transformations on all kinds of datasets. After a while, it can become an innavigable collection of overlapping tables. That’s a problem when it comes time to troubleshoot. If […]
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Blog An instant demo of data lineage is worth a thousand words Written by Ross Turk on August 10, 2021 They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. If you’ve ever tried to describe how all the jobs in your data pipeline are interrelated using just words, I am sure it wasn’t easy. […]
Blog A real-time approach to data lineage Written by Ross Turk on August 5, 2021 A data ecosystem that spans multiple pipelines, teams, and platforms can be overwhelming. Each dataset and job exists in a unique operational context, with interdependencies that may seem simple…until they multiply. Every tiny piece has something in common, though: when […]
Blog How I learned to stop worrying and love lineage Written by Laurent Paris on July 13, 2021 You’re a data engineer, and you’re dreading the coming week. This is the “week of hell”, the one when it’s your turn to be on-call. You will be responsible for any issues that might happen to the […]