Experience working at and mentoring several Cincy startups
9 years with Python, 5 years as a professional programmer
Chillin' w/ GvR
2/5 - Data Engineering
What is data engineering?
"The data engineering field could be thought of as a superset of business intelligence and data warehousing that brings more elements from software engineering.”
—Maxime Beauchemin, Creator of Airflow
Data engineers exists because companies have troves of data… but they need to be able to extract and manipulate it to glean value
Data engineering tools are how we make sense of it all quickly at scale
(Which tools? Data from where? At what scale?)
What is Astronomer?
Astronomer is a data engineering platform that connects and centralizes data, making it simple for anyone from business users to data scientists to aggregate streaming data and create data pipelines.
3/5 - Apache Airflow
“Apache Airflow is a platform to programmatically author, schedule and monitor workflows.”
Airflow vs other frameworks - ex. Luigi(Spotify), Azkaban(LinkedIn)
Components are extensible and there are community contributed ones