BRUSSELS, December 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / – A soda, the provider of open source data reliability tools and a cloud-based data observability platform, released Cloud Metrics Store, offering advanced test-as-code functionality to empower data teams anticipate data problems in a more sophisticated way than ever. Available to all Soda Open Source Tools (OSS) users, Cloud Metrics Store captures historical data health information to support intelligent testing of data on every workload.
Without a clear strategy to monitor data for quality issues, many organizations fail to detect issues that can leave their systems exposed and can lead to serious downstream issues. Inspired by modern principles of software engineering, Soda empowers data teams to build a culture and community of data best practice through a combination of the Soda Cloud data observability platform and of its OSS data reliability tools, designed by and for data engineers. Soda’s global data community already counts Disney, HelloFresh, and Udemy as major contributors for deploying Soda’s data reliability tools.
With this latest version of OSS, Cloud Metrics Store gives data and analytics engineers the ability to test and validate data health against previous values. These historical metrics allow data testing to use a basic understanding of what good data looks like, with all bad data effectively quarantined for inspection before it affects data products or consumers in the process. downstream. Alerts are sent through popular on-call tools or Slack, so data teams are the first to know when data issues arise and can resolve the issue quickly.
Soda’s data reliability tools operate throughout the lifecycle of data products. This means it’s easy for data engineers to test data while ingesting using Soda, and for data product managers to validate the data before it’s used in tools. such as Snowflake. All checks can be written “as code” in an easy-to-learn configuration language. Configuration files are version controlled and used to determine which tests to run whenever new data arrives on a data platform. Soda supports all data workloads, including data infrastructure, science, analytics, and streaming workloads, both on-premises and in the cloud.
“It is beneficial for data teams to unify around a common language that allows them to specify what good data looks like throughout the data value chain, from ingestion to consumption, which whatever the roles, skills or expertise in the matter. Most data teams today are organized by domain, and when building data products, they often depend on each other to deliver timely, accurate, and complete data, ”explains Maarten Masschelein, CEO, Soda. “For this reason, we are delighted to bring Soda Cloud Metrics Store to all users of our OSS tools, as it represents another important step in our mission to bring everyone closer to trusted data. Cloud Metrics Store helps data teams be explicit about what good data looks like, enabling agreements between domain teams that can be easily tracked and monitored, giving data product teams the freedom to work on the next big thing. “
As of today, access to the Cloud Metrics Store is available to all Soda SQL users. You can find more information on how to get started with Cloud Metrics Store. here.
Soda is the data reliability company that provides open source (OSS) and SaaS tools that empower data teams to discover, prioritize, and solve data problems. Soda’s mission is to bring everyone closer to data, resulting in data products and analytics that everyone can trust. Soda is one of the 2021 Gartner® Cool Vendors ™ in data management , recognition and validation of our approach to solving the number one data management challenge facing modern organizations: ensuring the availability of reliable, high-quality data to enable confident decision-making, serve and satisfy customers and improve processes. For more information, visit soda.io.
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