About this event
Staging is an online event hosted by the dbt Labs product team, covering new releases in Core and Cloud, previews of work-in-flight, and demos from the dbt community.
The latest event took place on August 4, 2022. Catch up with the video replay and learn more about each topic covered below.
A few good places to start, if you’re new to dbt:
- What is dbt?
- Set up Cloud and build a quick sample project. (Start here if you’d prefer to install Core)
- Learn fundamentals for free, at your own pace
- Get tips and tutorials from analytics engineers in the community
New Cloud UI (prerelease)
- Cleaned-up interface & better ergonomics: fewer clicks to switch accounts, check notifications, or look up run history.
Two ways to try it out:
- Contact @Jeremy Hutt to join the UI beta.
- Enroll in the beta for the new IDE, which comes coupled with the new UI.
New Cloud IDE (prerelease)
- Performance and reliability improvements — less lag time when you start a session, resume your work, or save and commit changes. Specifically…
How to try it out:
- Join the beta & share feedback
- Note: joining this will enroll you into the new UI beta as well!
- Limited weekly rollout starts 8/16, to customers not on Virtual Private Cloud
Core v1.2 (released)
- Native support for
grants: an easier way to manage who can use your dbt models
- Announcement: What grants solves today & what it could someday be
- Developer Blog: How to use the new feature, including example code.
- More in the full release notes
How to upgrade:
Core v1.3 (prerelease)
- Python models in beta!
How to try it out:
- Guide: Upgrading to v1.3 (in progress)
- Help us refine:
dbt Semantic Layer
- Guide for using the metrics components available today
- A few words on what’s ahead for the dbt Semantic Layer
- Leave thoughts or questions in #dbt-metrics-and-server
dbt Labs Marketing Ops meets dbt
Danny and Brandon leaned on dbt macros and a handful of packages to create consistency in the data models feeding Campaign 360 – the reporting tool used by the marketing, revenue, and sales teams at dbt Labs.
A few of the packages used:
Last modified on: Aug 4, 2022