Category Archives: Performance

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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Easy Fuzzy Match on Names in Tableau with SQL

Finding duplicate entities at scale in large databases using only names coming from free text boxes is always a challenge in Marketing, common in B2C, often ignored in B2B. Let’s take a simple scenario: I have a very long list … Continue reading

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Snowflake Summit 2019 Debrief

I was very excited at the thought of attending the first edition of the Snowflake customer event In San Francisco last week, and the event did deliver…

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Faster field name edits in Alteryx

From a distance, editing field names might not seem such a big issue, worth dedicating a blog post. Yet, I realize how much experience I gained over time, dealing with such minor issues, which end up affecting my productivity significantly … Continue reading

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How to compare your customers by visual cohort chart

When trying to get a better grip on the performance of a large number of customers (or accounts, or pupils for the matter), and  progression over time of their count, their revenue  or their conversion from one status to another, … Continue reading

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