When you work with ETL and the source file is JSON, many documents may get nested attributes in the JSON file. Your requirements will often dictate that you flatten those nested attributes. There are many ways you can flatten the JSON hierarchy, however; I am going to share my experiences with Azure Data Factory (ADF) […]
How to use Flyway configuration files to minimize typing during ad-hoc development from PowerShell or DOS; you just type in the Flyway commands you need and hit "go" and the config files take care of all the tiresome connection, authentication and project details.
In this article we will walk through a clear end-to-end process of securely mounting an ADLS gen2 account in Databricks.
The ODBC Driver for Salesforce from CData provides ODBC-based access to live Salesforce data, allowing you to interact with Salesforce data in a range of BI, reporting, and ETL tools — as well as directly using SQL queries. In this article, we demonstrate how to connect to Salesforce data using an ODBC connection in Alteryx Designer to conduct self-service BI, data preparation, data blending, and advanced […]
Business Intelligence Architect, Analysis Services Maestro, and author Bill Pearson introduces the DAX ALLSELECTED() function, discussing its syntax, uses and operation. He then provides hands-on exposure to ALLSELECTED(), focusing largely upon its most popular use in supporting “visual totals” in Power BI.
The AWS I3 storage optimized instance family has a potential problem if you choose to use it for storing your data.
I saw an article on using awk, sed, and grep on Linux. I used to know how to use those, though I was by no means an expert. However, working with a stream of text with an input and output was a valuable skill I've used over and over in my career. There are plenty […]