Author Archives: Frederic

Connect to Google Analytics 4 (GA4) and Extract with Alteryx

Have you noticed that ominous warning every time you connect to Google Analytics (abbreviated to GA for the remainder of this post)? Yes, the Google Analytics you have used and loved (mostly because it’s free, admit it…) is about to … Continue reading

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New SQL tool for Analysts on Snowflake: Datameer

Over the years, I have been monitoring the analytics software market with a quite simple requirement: I am (still) looking for a tool to let me generate full data pipelines quickly from a browser with the least amount of code. … Continue reading

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How to Concatenate Strings in Snowflake with Alteryx INDB

Suppose you have a set of transactions, such as Superstore orders for instance, each with one to many line items, with each line item belonging to a product category: Note that this is a single order with actually 14 line … Continue reading

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How to build a history table with Snowflake and Fivetran

What I mean by history table is what is commonly called a Slowly Changing Dimension, or SCD table of type 2, which retains efficiently all the previous values I decide to track, for accurate historical reports. Why do we care … Continue reading

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Snowflake Power Up with Snowsight

One of the many appeals of using Snowflake for me, is the user interface in the browser, which allows not only to perform many admin tasks, but also to poke around data. Yet, that legacy environment, while the envy of … Continue reading

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