Sign in

To finish off the system we needed to orchestrate the process of extracting, transforming loading and visualising the data with the added function of emailing the reports as well.

There’s quite a lot to airflow and I highly recommend you take a look at the following udemy course

I’ll post a link to my code here

It’s a very basic example of using airflow however I found it to be a great experience with the amount of customisation you can do with it.

I enjoyed doing this project because I gave me the opportunity to use new technologies and deliver a relatively small project end to end.

This article follows on from my previous post

So once the star schema is loaded into our database(I’m using google big query — in the following post I will go over how I loaded that in the airflow section)

We will generate the assets /charts for the reports —…

This article follows on from my previous article

In the past when dealing with pre-formatted reports I’ve either had to ask for direct access to the reporting database and when thats not been possible i’ve had to rely on vba/macros or manual intervention to cleanse the report into a…

I was receiving data from a data supplier on a weekly basis, there was no history and it wasn’t in a format that you could easily bring into a BI tool.

Because I wanted to experiment with open source technologies I thought I’d build a mini data mart from this…


Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store