Data Modeling

LookML harnesses the power of SQL and helps define consistent business metrics.

  • Code Reusability with LookML Project Import

    Code Reusability with LookML Project Import

    Learn how LookML offers a new, efficient tool for making modeling faster and more reusable.

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  • The Looker Approach to Modern Data Modeling

    The Looker Approach to Modern Data Modeling

    Access the ebook to learn how Looker's modern data modeling can help you identify problems, automate solutions, and future-proof your data strategy.

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  • Why Adopting a Data Model Will Make You Ready for the Runway

    Why Adopting a Data Model Will Make You Ready for the Runway

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  • Data Discovery: The Balance Created by  Modern Data Modeling37:20

    Data Discovery: The Balance Created by Modern Data Modeling

    The focus of modern business intelligence has been self-service; pushing raw data into the hands of end users quickly with an accessible user interface so they can get their own answers fast. This has

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  • Beyond Data Discovery - The Value Unlocked by Modern Data Modeling45:07

    Beyond Data Discovery - The Value Unlocked by Modern Data Modeling

    The focus of modern business intelligence has been self-service; pushing data into the hands of end users more quickly with more accessible user interfaces so they can get answers fast and on their ow

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  • Making Friends with Cohort Analysis

    Making Friends with Cohort Analysis

    Cohort Analysis is a great way to calculate various metrics in your organization such as customer lifetime value and retention analysis.

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  • Look & Learn: Requiring Filters on Explores3:35

    Look & Learn: Requiring Filters on Explores

    Looker Analyst, Chris Billet, runs through LookML filtering parameters on the explore level. Through these filtering expressions, you can specify the field you'd like to filter on for future queries.

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  • Data Modeling in Looker

    Data Modeling in Looker

    Quick iteration and reusability of metric calculations for powerful data exploration.

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  • Look & Learn: Building Queries for Cohort Analysis1:31

    Look & Learn: Building Queries for Cohort Analysis

    Business users can drive engagement and improve retention by creating a cohort analysis in Looker. In this demo, we create a dataset starting with the date in which users signed up to a website. Then

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  • Look & Learn: Intro to LookML3:26

    Look & Learn: Intro to LookML

    Lindsey Meyer, Support Analyst at Looker, takes us through some basics to begin writing LookML.

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  • Advancing SQL with Symmetric Aggregates9:12

    Advancing SQL with Symmetric Aggregates

    Looker Founder and CTO Lloyd Tabb will introduce a major new component to the modeling layer that lets you build interesting and complex computational patterns.

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  • Improving the Data Modeling Workflow54:00

    Improving the Data Modeling Workflow

    New analytical tools such as Looker allow data analysts to speed up the dirty work around building data models—making it less painful to clean data, explore predictive factors, and evaluate results.

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  • Look & Learn: LookML Reusability Paradigm1:12

    Look & Learn: LookML Reusability Paradigm

    A key difference of LookML is that, unlike older approaches, it combines modeling, transformations, and derivations at the same layer (late-binding modeling).

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  • Look & Learn: Filtering & Pivoting2:36

    Look & Learn: Filtering & Pivoting

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