The purpose of this handbook page is to help GitLab Finance Team members understand what data is available and how to self-serve in generating analysis and data insights.
Data can be accessed through Sisense (formerly known as Periscope), which is GitLab's Business Intelligence (BI) tool and is connected to GitLab's Snowflake data warehouse. The Sisense page of the Data team handbook has general information about Sisense aimed for a wider GitLab audience.
Some useful links that we recommend for you to bookmark:
Note: If you have Editor access, you'll be able to create both of these. New dashboards can be created on the left-hand nav bar and charts can be created by clicking "New Chart" in the top right on any dashboard where you have sufficient permissions.
Projects > gitlab_snowflake > modelswill give a list of all of the models (think of these as tables) that exist in the data warehouse. Models are organized in directories according to their data source.
Snippets are great ways to allow Periscope users to build charts without writing any SQL. Anyone with editor access can write their own snippets. Here are some snippets to get you started with your analysis: