The Data Engineering Podcast has been going for five years now and has included conversations and interviews with a huge number of guests, covering a broad range of topics. In addition to that, the host curated the essays contained in the book "97 Things Every Data Engineer Should Know", using the knowledge and context gained from running the show to inform the selection process. In this episode he shares some reflections on producing the podcast, compiling the book, and relevant trends in the ecosystem of data engineering. He also provides some advice for those who are early in their career of data engineering and looking to advance in their roles.
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- Hello and welcome to the Data Engineering Podcast, the show about modern data management
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- Atlan is a collaborative workspace for data-driven teams, like Github for engineering or Figma for design teams. By acting as a virtual hub for data assets ranging from tables and dashboards to SQL snippets & code, Atlan enables teams to create a single source of truth for all their data assets, and collaborate across the modern data stack through deep integrations with tools like Snowflake, Slack, Looker and more. Go to dataengineeringpodcast.com/atlan today and sign up for a free trial. If you’re a data engineering podcast listener, you get credits worth $3000 on an annual subscription
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- Your host is Tobias Macey and today I’m doing something a bit different. I’m going to talk about some of the lessons that I have learned while running the podcast, compiling the book "97 Things Every Data Engineer Should Know", and some of the themes that I’ve observed throughout.
- How did you get involved in the area of data management?
- Overview of the 97 things book
- How the project came about
- Goals of the book
- What are the paths into data engineering?
- What are some of the macroscopic themes in the industry?
- What are some of the microscopic details that are useful/necessary to succeed as a data engineer?
- What are some of the career/team/organizational details that are helpful for data engineers?
- What are the most interesting, innovative, or unexpected outcomes/feedback that I have seen from running the podcast and working on the book?
- What are the most interesting, unexpected, or challenging lessons that I have learned while working on the Data Engineering Podcast and 97 things book?
- What do I have planned for the future of the podcast?
- From your perspective, what is the biggest gap in the tooling or technology for data management today?
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