Deleting custom maps

Custom maps are great! I love how you can simply visualize your data in any given way – I’ve previously covered maps with some examples – see here. But some times you may want to delete custom maps; some might be too large and you made a more optimized version or your sales regions have ...

The ultimate bindings dashboard

A little more than a year ago I sat out to demystify bindings (or interactions as they are being called from Spring 20). I wrote a blog series covering data selection, data serialization, and data manipulation functions. It turned out to be quite a few blogs and quite a few bindings as well. I figured ...

SOQL steps and Salesforce Direct

In Einstein Analytics we build our dashboards with datasets that we have constructed and run in the Data Manager. We do this because we want to denormalize our data to improve the performance of our queries. This does, of course, come with a price that we do not have real-time data, though we can schedule ...

Co-grouping with clicks not code

Not long ago I took you through co-grouping in my SAQL series, while SAQL is good to know especially when you want to do really advanced stuff, there is no reason why it has to be complicated and in Spring 20 it isn’t (I guess Safe Habour still applies). With clicks instead of manually writing ...

SAQL simply explained – Part 5

In the last blog of this SAQL series, we saw how powerful SAQL really can be by joining datasets together using the cogroup statement. But we are not stopping there, we can do more powerful stuff. Another way of joining different streams is with the union statement, so in this blog, we will uncover that ...