Data Engineering Hack: Find and Replace SQL in Google BigQuery

Google BigQuery includes a subtle feature to save data engineers, scientists and analysts hours of manual work.

Last week I toiled in BigQuery over a SQL query that was 700 lines long.

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Zach Quinn

Zach Quinn

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Data Engineer @ Forbes. Former journalist. The facts are the facts but opinions are my own.