dbt in Production

dbt labs

This hands-on training will give you the skills you need to run dbt in production. You will learn how to create robust CI workflows and best practices for orchestrating dbt workloads. This training is focused on dbt Core rather than dbt Cloud.

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What will you learn?

After the training, you will be able to:

Design robust CI pipelines for dbt to safely deploy your project into production

Enforce dbt standard with CI

Use Docker to run dbt on an orchestrator such as Airflow or Dagster

Support your team by providing constructive feedback on pull-requests


  • Recap of dbt best practices in terms of project structure
  • Pre-commit hooks for dbt projects
  • Running dbt in CI pipelines
  • Packaging dbt in a Docker container
  • Orchestration options using Airflow and Dagster
  • Advanced use cases for dbt artifacts

This training is for you if:

You want to set up a robust CI pipeline to support your team’s dbt development

You want to scale your dbt conventions across multiple teams in a Data Mesh

You want to orchestrate dbt as painlessly as possible

You use dbt Core or want to move to using dbt Core

This training is not for you if:

You want to learn how to use Python to explore data (see Python for Data Analysis)

You have no experience working with SQL (see SQL for Data Analysis)

You do not work with data in a SQL data warehouse

You will not be working with dbt after the training

Why should I follow this training?

Get your dbt models out of staging and into production

Learn with hands-on real life examples – learn today, apply tomorrow!

Use key developer skills in your dbt projects

What else
should I know?

After registering for this training, you will receive a confirmation email with practical information. A week before the training, the trainer will get in touch to ask you about any requirements you may have and any pre-course tasks you will need to do.

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Course information

You need a laptop to take part in this training

All literature and course materials are included in the price 

You will be given access to an existing dbt project containing models to put into production

Also included is a connection to a data warehouse with data provided

Meet the trainer

Padraic Slattery

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