Sync dbt to Google Sheets

Sync dbt data to Google Sheets

Pull data from your warehouse to Sheets to create your business reports with live data.
Want to do more than just look at Google Sheets data in dbt? Census makes it easy to sync data from a single source of truth (data warehouse or database) to operational systems like Google Sheets to create data consistency across BI and operational tools.
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Data Build Tool (dbt)
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360º Degree Customer Profile
Real-time Financial Modeling
Reporting Consistency
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Sync dbt to Google Sheets

Pull data from your warehouse to Sheets to create your business reports with live data.

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Data Build Tool (dbt)
Google Sheets icon
360º Degree Customer Profile
Real-time Financial Modeling
Reporting Consistency
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Integration in Four Steps

Step 1: Connect dbt

Connect to you dbt repo, select a branch that you'd like to use, and tag your models with "census" to make them available.

Step 2: Connect Google Sheets

Connect your Google Sheets by sharing it with a Census provided email, just like you'd share your sheet with anyone.

Step 3: Define the core data that matters for your business

Write a SQL Statement. Select the records you want to sync from dbt. Census will match records based on the unique identifier you provide (like email or ID).

Step 4: Schedule your sync

Choose your sync frequency with options to transfer data continuously, on a schedule, or triggered via our API.

Step 1: Connect a single source of truth

Connect to your dbt data source using standard API or ODBC credentials.

Step 2: Connect Google Sheets

You can use an OAuth log-in flow to connect Census to Google Sheets directly via the Census Connections page.

Step 3: Define the core data that matters for your business

Write a SQL Statement. Select the records you want to sync from your dbt data source. Census will match records based on the unique identifier you provide (like email or ID).

Step 4: Schedule your sync

Choose your sync frequency with options to transfer data continuously, on a schedule, or triggered via our API.

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A single source of truth in all your tools

Census is the easiest way to share a consistent view of your data across your entire business.  Define your models, metrics, and business logic in your data warehouse and sync them to all your operational tools.

  • Create trust in consistent metrics
  • Automate confidently with clean data
  • Simplify your data integration strategy
  • Improve data security and visibility

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Advantages of Census

Build once. Reuse everywhere.

Once you define your models in dbt or in Census, you can sync them to all of the tools, so every team is using the same data to achieve their goals.

No more CSV files & Python scripts

Focus on building a data stack and improving data quality, not writing custom code to integrate with Sales & Marketing tools. Census takes care of getting the data into the hands of your business team. No Engineering favors required.

It just works. At scale.

Whether you sync 100 records or 100 million, we will keep your data in sync across your warehouse and your business tools. Census automatically navigates API failures and monitoring keeps you aware of worst case scenarios.

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Operational Analytics Use Cases

Syncing from dbt

Connecting to dbt

dbt (data build tool) is a data modeling and data management tool that enables analytics engineers to transform data in their warehouses by simply writing select statements. dbt handles turning these select statements into tables and views. dbt approach to data modeling is the leading paradigm for ELT (Extract, Load, Transform). It makes it easy to transform data that has been delivered to the data warehouse via an ETL tool like Fivetran, Stitch, or Airbyte. Census has a native integration with dbt that expands the reach of your trustworthy models by putting them into the places where business teams can take action.

Now you can use the data in dbt for more than just analytics and BI. With dbt reverse ETL you can operationalize your data across your entire customer data stack.

Learn how to use Census with 👉 our dbt Docs

Syncing to Google Sheets

Google Sheets is a free online spreadsheet editor where teams can get insights, real-time financial modeling, and get reporting consistency together in real-time. You can also pull data from your warehouse and sync it to Google Sheets to create reports for you and your organization with your live data.

When using Google Sheets as a destination, you can pull data from your data warehouse and sync it to Google Sheets to create reports with your live data.

Learn how to use Census with 👉 our Google Sheets Docs

Census connects to dbt through your data source and syncs data to Google Sheets. With 50+ integrations (and counting!) and transparent pricing, it’s never been easier to start operationalizing your data. This is what we like to call Reverse ETL.

Census connects to dbt and syncs data to Google Sheets. With 50+ integrations (and counting!) and transparent pricing, it’s never been easier to start operationalizing your data. This is what we like to call Reverse ETL.

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