BigQuery Tracker Configuration

Connecting Databand to a BigQuery project

Please see Tracking BigQuery for details about BigQuery Monitor

Connecting to BigQuery

You can connect Databand to a BigQuery project using a JSON key file of a service account that has the following roles (you can find more info about the roles in the official Google BigQuery documentation:

  1. BigQuery Data Viewer – To get table metadata, schema, and preview
  2. BigQuery Resource Viewer – To get transactions’ metadata
  3. BigQuery Job User – To run queries for getting metadata

In the Databand web UI:

  1. Go to the Integrations tab
  2. Select BigQuery and click ‘Connect’
  1. Follow the on-screen instructions to create a Service Account
  1. Create and upload the Security Key
  1. Follow the instructions in the section below to start monitoring the data in your BigQuery project

After connecting to BigQuery, Databand will monitor the metadata from the last 12 hours and will perform metadata collection every 6 hours thereafter.

For more integrations during the execution time please check Tracking Airflow DAGs and Dataset Logging


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