Optimizing Snowflake Costs For Alteryx Users: 5 Essential Tips

Optimizing Snowflake Costs for Alteryx Users: 5 Essential Tips

Combining Alteryx and the Snowflake Data Cloud is a match made in data heaven. Alteryx provides an intuitive, low-code platform for data integration and transformation, while Snowflake delivers a powerful processing engine and storage layer for your consumer applications.  However, while Alteryx has a fixed cost, Snowflake operates on a pay-as-you-go model. To maximize the […]

What is phData’s Alteryx Server Reporting & Monitoring Tool?

Alteryx Server has always been a powerful and key aspect of any company’s investment in the Alteryx platform. It capitalizes on functionality around sharing, scheduling, and governance capabilities. However, leveraging Alteryx Server to its fullest potential is a daunting task, even for those with years of experience. The challenges of managing and monitoring the usage […]

How Interface Tools Helped Me Be a One-Stop Alteryx Shop

Before I started at phData, I was a one-stop Alteryx shop: product owner, training and enablement, licensing, and server administration. It was a blast having Alteryx as such a key component of my day-to-day, but it wasn’t my only responsibility. The rest of my team and I were also doing all of that for a massive Tableau […]

So You Want to Build Alteryx Macros (Part 4)

This is Part 4 of a four-part series covering macros in Alteryx. In this post, I will walk you through how to build an iterative macro in Alteryx. An iterative macro runs through every record passed into it and then loops those records back through the workflow. This process continues until either a set number of iterations or […]

So You Want to Build Alteryx Macros (Part 3)

This is Part 3 of a four-part series covering macros in Alteryx. In this post, I will walk you through how to build a batch macro in Alteryx. A batch macro runs once for each record or group of records that are fed into the macro. If you’re familiar with programming, batch macros are similar to for […]

Changing Spatial Projections in Alteryx & Tableau

I think it is safe to say that most people are familiar with maps. Today, with a smart phone in nearly everybody’s pocket, the use of GPS tools like Google Maps or Apple Maps is ubiquitous. We use these tools for navigation, finding a new restaurant, searching for a new home, and so much more. […]