Looker's YAML-based modeling language allows businesses to build, experiment and embellish data models, without the need to rewrite any SQL
“Blocks” - like a building block - are customizable pieces of business logic, optimized SQL patterns, or full scale LookML models, which can be used as a starting point for quick and flexible data modeling in Looker.Data collection tools such as Segment and Snowplow track events in a relatively standardized format. This allows us to create templatized design patterns - capable of data cleansing, transformation, and analytics - which can be used by any customer using these tools.
- Single source of truth
- Reusable components
- Increasing access – business users, don't have to write sql
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