The PRQL: Is Business Logic Moving Further Down the Stack?

December 12, 2022

In this bonus episode, Eric and Kostas preview their upcoming conversation with Taylor Murphy of Meltano.


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Eric Dodds 00:05
Welcome to The Data Stack Show prequel, where we talk about the show that we just recorded to give you a little taste of what’s to come. We just chatted with Taylor, who leads product at Meltano, which is a fascinating companies. And out from GetLab, started out in the ETL or ELT pipeline space, and started working on a configuration layer for the data stack, which is super interesting. And Kostas I’m just going to be very selfish in this introduction and say that I felt so validated based on our recent discussion around business logic moving further and further down the stack, that I think Mel Tano has the same thesis because they’re building, you know, sort of a, you know, a command line interface that allows you to manage all sorts of interesting logic from the command line. And so I feel very validated. Do you agree with that?

Kostas Pardalis 01:01
I do agree, why not? But walk like, things like it’s super exciting for me about like this conversation is I’ve had the pleasure like to spend some time with Daelim, discussing about what’s developer experiences and why it’s unique. Why is different than user experience? And by the way, like, it’s something that’s still like, the industry is trying to define and like, that’s, that’s, like, there’s no, I’d say that, like, we haven’t instinct to shun alized the knowledge around that yet. Still, it was very interesting. I think it’s going to be like super interesting for everyone like to hear about that. And, of course, like we discussed once, or like some other interesting things about how you can balance quality over quantity when I’m self supporting connectors. What’s data Ops is? I mean, it’s a great, great episode. And I think like everyone was like in this industry should listen to our tweets. And I think we are also going to have some surprises for future episodes that came up with this episode. So yeah, it’s a special one for me at least.

Eric Dodds 02:29
Yeah, I agree. Definitely check it out. This is one that you do not want to miss. Of course, subscribe. If you haven’t, you’ll get notified when this episode goes live, along with additional episodes, including Shop Talk, where I try to convince Costas to validate my ideas about the future of data. And we will catch you on the next one.