Data Engineering Beginner’s Guide: Modularity and Checkpointing

5 min readAug 30, 2021

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 a check is performed”. In the real world, checkpoints are associated with…


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