Brain Food: Airflow

Brain Food: Airflow

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Dataroots office

132 Tiensevest

3000 Leuven


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A practical workshop to deep dive into Airflow.

About this event

🧠 Brain Food is a series of expert workshops organized by Dataroots. Here you can find some extra info about the Brain food concept.

🗣 Our very own Nicolas Gelders will be hosting this Airflow workshop.

✔️ What do you need to attend this workshop?

  • Basic knowledge of data pipelines, data lake, data warehouse and the data landscape in general
  • Intermediate level of Python
  • A laptop. You need to install Docker (desktop) and VSCode on your laptop.

🎯 We will show you how to get started with Airflow at your company.

1. Airflow basics

  • What isa workflow manager
  • What is Airflow? What is Airflow not?
  • What is a DAG?
  • Airflow Architecture
  • Operators, sensors and XCOM
  • DAG Scheduling
  • How to write a DAG?
  • How to interact with Airflow?

2. Airflow advanced topics (hands-on)

  • Writing a simple DAG
  • Creating an operator and a sensor
  • Creating a timetable
  • Creating a deferrable sensor
  • Dynamic Task Mapping
  • Trigger DAG via API and CLI

3. Wrapping up with some best practices, tips and tricks

  • Airflow and testing
  • RBAC
  • Dynamic DAGs (YAMLs)
  • Example architectures + different executors
  • End2End CICD flow

🍕 The workshop will last 4 hours. We will end the day with pizza!

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