As you may know, the demand for Data Engineers has quadrupled in the last 2 years. There are more jobs than candidates in the job market, especially for US work authorized candidates. I have seen companies offering up to $1500 in referral bonuses.

My goal in writing this post is…


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In this article, I will discuss a very important ETL programming concept called Checkpointing. If you are reading my blog for the first time and not familiar with ETL/ELT please review my prior post about ETL. Checkpoint is nothing new in Software engineering a checkpoint literary means “a point where…


Many organizations aspire to streamline their data analytics architecture. Many look to the latest technological solutions that may have the magic formula to solve all their data challenges. However, I have come across few organizations that create a purpose-driven data analytics architecture. What I mean by purpose-driven is a data…


This article is targeted at organizations that are recently migrating their data analytics to the Cloud or want to improve their existing architecture.

The goal of this article is to present some points around the use, pros, and cons of Data Lake and Data warehouse solutions in the cloud. If…


The intended audience of this article are IT enthusiasts and beginner-level data engineers interested in understanding some data engineering principles

In the previous post (read here), I described in detail an incremental load design pattern and solutions. In this article, I will explore the methods of inserting and updating data…


The intended audience of this article are IT enthusiasts and beginner-level data engineers interested in understanding some data engineering principles

In the previous post (read here), I described the various incremental data extraction design considerations, and requirements. …


The intended audience of this article are IT enthusiasts and beginner-level data engineers interested in understanding some data engineering principles

In the previous post (read here), I explored the rationale behind ETL and talked about how we can achieve full data extraction from a source system to a target system…


Purpose: The goal of this article is to give an introductory guide on some basics of ETL as it relates to Data Engineering.

Reference: https://www.astera.com/type/blog/etl-vs-elt-whats-the-difference/

One of the most important and often overlooked core facets of data engineering is the creation of ETL pipelines. With the popularity of AI and ML projects and the concentration of demand for data scientists. It is easy to deem ETL as an old-fashioned approach to modern data analytics solutions…


The motivation for writing this is to explain the major difference between SMP and MPP platforms. I will also explain their appropriate use cases, pros, and cons.

Symmetric Multi-Processor (SMP) Architecture

Symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) involves a multiprocessor computer hardware and software architecture where two or more identical processors are connected…


The goal of this article to illustrate step-by-step how to set up an Azure Application Gateway for your web services using the Azure Portal.

Reference: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/application-gateway/create-url-route-portal

Before we begin with this tutorial, I would like to level set us with some basic understanding of the various components we will be…

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