Developing Data Models with LookML Training

This course empowers you to develop scalable, performant LookML (Looker Modeling Language) models that provide your business users with the standardized, ready-to-use data that they need to answer their questions. Upon completing this course, you will be able to start building and maintaining LookML models to curate and manage data in your organization’s Looker instance.
Course Details


1 day


  • Basic understanding of SQL, Git, and the Looker business user experience.
  • For learners with no previous experience as data explorers in Looker, it is recommended to first complete Analyzing and Visualizing Data in Looker

Target Audience

  • Data developers who are responsible for data curation and management within their organizations.
  • Data analysts interested in learning how data developers use LookML to curate and manage data in their organization's Looker instance.

Skills Gained

  • Define LookML basic terms and building blocks
  • Modify LookML projects using the Looker Integrated Development Environment (IDE) and project version control
  • Create dimensions and measures to curate data attributes used by business users
  • Create and design Explores to make data accessible to business users
  • Create new tables instantaneously using derived tables
  • Optimize SQL query performance using caching and datagroups in Looker
Course Outline
  • Introduction to Looker and LookML
    • LookML basics, Looker development environment
  • Creating Dimensions and Measures
    • Dimensions, measures
  • Project Version Control
    • Git within Looker, project version control
  • Model Files
    • SQL within Looker, Explores, joins, symmetric aggregations, filters
  • Derived Tables
    • Derived tables, best practices
  • Caching and Datagroups
    • Caching, datagroups
Upcoming Course Dates
USD $900
Online Virtual Class
Date: Aug 19, 2024
Time: 9 AM - 5 PM ET
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