Category Archives: SQL

How to Import SFDC Recursive Hierarchies to Tableau

If you have dealt with hierarchies from Salesforce (SFDC), or from most normalized transactional systems, you have faced some challenges to use those hierarchies in Tableau. Those systems treat hierarchies as a recursive model, storing Parent to Child relationships in … 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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Alteryx INDB Traps and Limitations Series: Filtering Nulls

I get to spend a lot of quality time with INDB tools, which represent 90% of my workflows. I love them, I can generate code almost at the speed of thoughts. They are fast to put together but also very … 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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