April 16, 2019

Alteryx Connect: Loading Data

So, we have Connect up and running. It's now time to ingest data. I chose several different data sources to go after in order to…
April 13, 2019

Alteryx: Let’s Connect!

Yes. That was cheesy. Today we're going to install Connect, Alteryx's Data Catalog. Later, we'll ingest (load) some data from Snowflake, PostgreSQL, a file system,…
AlteryxAWSLearning Out Loud
April 6, 2019

Alteryx: Installing Server – Part II

So, we were installing Alteryx Server and I got a wee bit distracted and wanted to figure out which components start in what order and…
Break / Fix
April 5, 2019

Oh Windows, how you torture me.

Instant Blue Screen of Death! Just add water (err..ENTER) Before: After: Note the Serenity Prayer? It's there for a reason.
AlteryxAWSLearning Out Loud
April 5, 2019

Alteryx: Installing Server

We'll start by installing Alteryx Server on a single node to see how it goes. Spoiler ahead: It went well. I had more trouble with…
March 29, 2019

Alteryx and Parquet? Sure. Why not.

Original working title: How the Python Tool lets you do any damn thing you want. Want an easy way to either read or write Parquet…
AWSCloudLearning Out Loud
March 25, 2019

Alteryx: The Environment

What is this all about? Start here, silly. For those of you who spend a lot of time standing up environments in the cloud, or…
AWSCloudLearning Out Loud
March 19, 2019

Alteryx: Have a Plan

Alteryx and Alteryx on the Cloud: Why? I'm a rather impatient person, so for me, the answer can be summed up in three simple words:…