Data profiling for BigQuery

What is BigQuery

BigQuery is a fully managed, serverless data warehouse service from Google Cloud Platform. It enables users to store, analyze and query large datasets using SQL-like queries. BigQuery is designed to handle petabytes of data and is capable of running queries in seconds. It also provides a range of security and privacy features, such as encryption, access control, and data auditing. BigQuery is a great choice for businesses looking to store and analyze large amounts of data quickly and securely.

Benefits of setting up data profiling

Data profiling for BigQuery provides a variety of benefits, including increased efficiency and accuracy when it comes to data analysis. Data profiling allows for the user to quickly detect any issues or inconsistencies in the data, resulting in faster analysis times and fewer errors in the long run. Additionally, data profiling allows the user to better comprehend the data, uncovering useful ‘hidden’ information that might otherwise be overlooked. Lastly, data profiling helps improve the overall quality of the data, making it easier to utilize and access by giving an overall view of the data set.

Why should you have Data Profiling for BigQuery

To set up Data Profiling using BigQuery and secoda, first create a BigQuery dataset, then add data tables to the dataset. Next, use secoda to generate a Data Flow Mapping (DFM) to profile the data and obtain data profiling metrics. Lastly, the DFM allows the user to visualize the relationships between the data elements to help better understand the data.

How to set up

Secoda is a data discovery tool designed to help organizations quickly and easily find the data they need. It provides a unified search interface to quickly search across multiple data sources, including databases, data lakes, and cloud storage. Secoda's advanced search capabilities allow users to quickly filter, aggregate, and visualize data, enabling them to make informed decisions quickly. Additionally, Secoda offers powerful data governance and security features, allowing organizations to ensure that their data is secure and compliant.

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Secoda is a data discovery tool designed to help organizations quickly and easily find the data they need. It provides a unified search interface to quickly search across multiple data sources, including databases, data lakes, and cloud storage. Secoda's advanced search capabilities allow users to quickly filter, aggregate, and visualize data, enabling them to make informed decisions quickly. Additionally, Secoda offers powerful data governance and security features, allowing organizations to ensure that their data is secure and compliant.

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