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Mastering BigQuery Costs

BigQuery is an amazing tool, it is capable of summoning an army to crunch your numbers in an instant. However, this power is also a footgun, as you can easily execute very expensive queries and not notice until the end-of-the-month bill arrives. This is a professionally unacceptable situation to be in, so I developed this list of best practices to ensure BigQuery projects are delivered in a safe state.

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  • Tom Larkworthy
    Senior Cloud Architect