DataNation - Podcast for Data Engineers, Analysts and Scientists

DataNation - Podcast for Data Engineers, Analysts and Scientists

Explaining Concepts and Ideas relevant to Data Engineering and Analytics. Follow Alex on Twitter @amdatalakehouse Find article Alex has written on Data related topics at


March 10, 2023
Alex Merced discusses the different Data Versioning Solutions and the approach different solutions have.
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Alex Merced discusses how MPP tools plan tasks and how understanding that can help you plan your writes better. <— Register for Subsurface
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Alex Merced discusses the different considerations with optimizing data and how no one tool can make every use case performant, but understanding which ones will solve which use cases is the key.
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Alex Merced discusses how you can really reduce your Data Warehouse costs by using Dremio to unify and organize your data lake and DuckDB for local ad hoc queries on data pulled through Dremio. Join the slack community at
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Alex Merced talks about the trend in data known as Data as Code and how you can embrace it in your data stack. Follow @amdatalakehouse
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Alex Merced kicks off the new year with some updates, follow him on twitter: -> @amdatalakehouse -> @alexmercedcoder
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Alex Merced discusses the features of the pyIceberg 0.2.0
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Alex Merced encourages everyone to go to and try out the free Dremio test-drive and gives end of year thoughts.
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