News Product Newsletter | August 2023 Product Newsletter | August 2023

Hi User,  


Welcome to the August newsletter! Find out how our latest developments enhance your DataOps experience. Save time investigating Snowflake spend. Make the most of DDE. Enhance reliability and fault tolerance. And more. Read on. 



Enhancements in Spendview for Snowflake

Compute is often the top cost area for optimization related to a Snowflake Warehouse, where the most common problems are query performance and idle warehouses.  


Spendview for Snowflake brings awareness to business stakeholders and data team leads to understand their current resource usage. Spendview provides big saving opportunities in a matter of clicks as it empowers your data team with self-service Snowflake consumption and spending metrics. 



Sign up now for our live webinar on optimizing your Snowflake spend and join and XponentL Data discussion on how you can perfect your budget by following best practices and cost-saving strategies. 


Optimize the Potential of DataOps Development with dbt 

Make the most of the DataOps Development Environment (DDE) by using the latest dbt versions for better production efficiency. DDE is most effective when used with the recent dbt versions, which significantly boosts the development speed. 


In DDE, specify the version by setting the DATAOPS_FEATURE_MATE_DBT_VERSION environment variable, for example, DATAOPS_FEATURE_MATE_DBT_VERSION=1.4. Read more.... In the DataOps pipeline, set the variable in your project’s variables.yml file.  Sign up for the DDE private preview by reaching out to ours Support team


Enhancements in SOLE Generator 

Managing your existing Snowflake databases through the platform just got a bit easier. Besides supporting database, function, procedure, schema, table, and task, we now also support sequence, tag, stream, and file format. 


Start using the SOLE Generator CLI (Command-line Interface) tool that helps you generate a YAML configuration for SOLE objects.   



#TrueDataOps Podcast Season 2 is here! Join us with our special guest, Bob Mugila, formerly the Chief Executive Officer of Snowflake. We will cover his new book, The DataPreneurs (, the new age of AI, and all things Data related! Make sure to add it to your calendar. You do not want to miss this episode! 




The latest course - Fundamentals of - just went live at our Academy. In this course, we go step by step through the process of ingesting a new data source using our Stage Ingestion Orchestrator. Topics covered include creating multiple objects with SOLE, autogenerating sources from ingestion tables, creating MATE jobs to run only specified models, creating a new pipeline -ci.yml file, and more. Enroll today! 


Did You Know?

…that you can incorporate a fallback job that retries your main job again but with a different container image or with alternative configuration adjustments. 
By incorporating a fallback job into a pipeline, developers and data engineers can enhance the reliability, robustness, and fault tolerance of the system. 


Read more at Create Fallback Jobs 



That’s all for now. Until next time, 

- the Product Team

I'm genuinely impressed with Spendview! The free version offers such an intuitive charts, and its design conveys the essence of resource consumption. This clarity is invaluable for efficient cost management.

@ilja.tarans Thats wonderful to hear. Would you like share what you love with others via short 3-10 min video? Happy to work with you on this! Let me know.