Build a Data Warehouse

Business Intelligence with BigQuery you own this product

This project is part of the liveProject series Build a Data Warehouse in the Multi Cloud
basics of Google BiQuery, BigQuery Standard SQL, and data visualization
skills learned
connect a BigQuery table as a GDS data source • create a table chart in GDS • add bar charts and slider controls to a GDS dashboard
Mike Shakhomirov
1 week · 8-10 hours per week · INTERMEDIATE

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In this liveProject, you’ll create a Google Data Studio report that can visualise your datasets for the purpose of business intelligence. You’ll connect up numerous data sources using BigQuery to feed directly into your new BI dashboard. You’ll design and implement revenue and daily spend metrics and line graphs, and scorecards for top users.
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Mike Shakhomirov

Mike Shakhomirov is the head of data engineering at The World's Online Festival. He has an MBA as well as a diploma in big data and social analytics from MIT, and he’s a Google Cloud Certified Professional Data Engineer. Passionate, enthusiastic, and digitally focused, he loves the challenges that the diverse gamut of digital marketing can offer. Mike is an official writer for publications including Towards Data Science and The Startup, and he’s the author of more than 50 published articles on topics such as data engineering, machine learning, and AI in digital marketing. You can find him on LinkedIn and Medium.


This liveProject is for complete beginners to data engineering, with a basic understanding of cloud data pipelines you can develop through the other liveProjects in this series. To begin this liveProject you will need to be familiar with:

  • BigQuery
  • Data Studio
  • Basics of SQL
  • Basics of cloud computing
  • Basics of data visualization

you will learn

In this liveProject, you’ll learn how to utilize an effective cloud data warehouse as the heart of your data architecture.

  • Connect a BigQuery table as a GDS data source
  • Connect a custom data source as a BigQuery SQL query with date parameters
  • Create a table chart in GDS using the data you have in your tables
  • Create an area chart using BigQuery data to visualize user spend in GDS
  • Add bar charts and slider controls to a GDS dashboard
  • Use a custom dataset parameter with Input box control in GDS


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