Category Archives: Snowflake

TC18 Tableau Conference Highlights

I skipped the Tableau conference last year as it was taking place in Vegas, and that is usually not a good experience, even without crowd shooters. I was happy to partake again this year to TC18, which took place in … Continue reading

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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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Weird query results on Snowflake

If, when you use Tableau or Alteryx to query a Snowflake Database, you are getting weird $ amounts, not matching what is the database, you are experiencing a known bug in the recent versions of the Snowflake ODBC driver: https://support.snowflake.net/s/article/Regression-in-ODBC-v2-16-4-v-2 … Continue reading

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How to filter transactions by a calculated category using SQL Window Functions

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you need to filter a set of transactions based on categories which need to be calculated from that same set? Let’s say you have a data set containing all the customer … Continue reading

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How to Load Data in Bulk to Snowflake with Alteryx

Why a post about Snowflake? What does Alteryx and Tableau have to do with Snowflake? Here is some context: as I was planning to launch my Data Lake consulting business, which is now launched, I was looking for a place … Continue reading

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