Marlandata

A blog to share thoughts, knowledge and techniques from the world of data.

Sharing with Reader Accounts in Snowflake

Image by StockSnap from Pixabay Recently, I was challenged to give a presentation on three really cool features of Snowflake. It didn’t take me long to know what the team would be most interested in, I chose: Snowpipes Time Travel Data Sh...

Tips On Passing Your SnowPro Core Exam

Photo by Tom Coomer on Unsplash The other day, I passed my SnowPro Core Exam! What surprised me is that although the exam sounds pretty daunting, it wasn’t one I found very hard at all. While some exams are quilty of trying to trip you up, or inc...

Input from Tableau Server into Alteryx Workflow

A week or so ago I accidentally claimed an Alteryx tool existed that didn’t actually exist. I promise I had no intention to fool anyone, I was simply labouring under a misapprehension. For some reason, I was convinced that sitting beside the Publi...

Getting Your Head Around AWS CloudFormation

The Basics CloudFormation is an AWS service that allows you to provision resources using code quickly and consistently. By building templates you can model your architecture once and deploy as many times as you wish. Better yet, while this might ...