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· 13 min read

In many cases datasets have no constant live. New data points are created, values changed and data expires. We are interested in keeping track of all these changes. This article first presents collecting data utilizing JDBC and deduplication on the fly. Then, a Change Data Capture (CDC) enabled (MS)SQL table will be transferred and historized in the data lake using the Airbyte MS SQL connector supporting CDC. Methods for reducing the computational and storage efforts are mentioned.

· 6 min read

Many analytics applications are ported to the cloud, Data Lakes and Lakehouses in the cloud becoming more and more popular. The Databricks platform provides an easy accessible and easy configurable way to implement a modern analytics platform. Smart Data Lake Builder on the other hand provides an open source, portable automation tool to load and transform the data.

In this article the deployment of Smart Data Lake Builder (SDLB) on Databricks is described.