The flexibility of software oriented data workflows is useful for fulfilling complex requirements, but for simple and repetitious use cases it adds significant complexity. Coalesce is a platform designed to reduce repetitive work for common workflows by adopting a visual pipeline builder to support your data warehouse transformations. In this episode Satish Jayanthi explains how he is building a framework to allow enterprises to move quickly while maintaining guardrails for data workflows. This allows everyone in the business to participate in data analysis in a sustainable manner.
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- Your host is Tobias Macey and today I’m interviewing Satish Jayanthi about how organizations can use data architectural patterns to stay competitive in today’s data-rich environment
- How did you get involved in the area of data management?
- Can you describe what you are building at Coalesce and the story behind it?
- What are the core problems that you are focused on solving with Coalesce?
- The platform appears to be fairly opinionated in the workflow. What are the design principles and philosophies that you have embedded into the user experience?
- Can you describe how Coalesce is implemented?
- What are the pitfalls in data architecture patterns that you commonly see organizations fall prey to?
- How do the pre-built transformation templates in Coalesce help to guide users in a more maintainable direction?
- The platform is currently tied to Snowflake as the underlying engine. How much effort will it be to expand your integrations and the scope of Coalesece?
- What are the most interesting, innovative, or unexpected ways that you have seen Coalesce used?
- What are the most interesting, unexpected, or challenging lessons that you have learned while working on Coalesce?
- When is Coalesce the wrong choice?
- What do you have planned for the future of Coalesce?
- From your perspective, what is the biggest gap in the tooling or technology for data management today?
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