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Generating a Model In Looker

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by Ravindra Savaram
Last modified: June 30th 2021

Introduction to generating a Model In Looker

This tutorial explains the steps involved in creating a new manual project and generating a basic model from a database.

Before generating a model, ensure you are on Development Mode. Click down Develop in the menu and then click on Manage LookML Projects.

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In the Manage LookML Projects, click +New LookML Project.

Select the favorable database connection. If you wish to generate LookML for every table in the database, obey default values; otherwise, customize values.

Then, click Create Project, as shown below.

Now, the generator creates a model file, view files, and Explore for each table in the database.

To query data, first, click Explore and search the model you want to query. Afterward, creating additional data models becomes easy. Later, configure them for use in Production.

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Ravindra Savaram is a Content Lead at Mindmajix.com. His passion lies in writing articles on the most popular IT platforms including Machine learning, DevOps, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, RPA, Deep Learning, and so on. You can stay up to date on all these technologies by following him on LinkedIn and Twitter.