Using Periscope's Date Range Filter to Dynamically Update BigQuery Results
BigQuery, unlike other flavors of SQL, breaks out its tables by day. Each table has a suffix with the date included, but what if you want to allow your end-user to dynamically query only tables from certain dates?
By using table wildcard operators in conjunction with Periscope Data's built-in Date Range filter, this is definitely possible!
select * from `table_prefix_*` where _TABLE_SUFFIX BETWEEN FORMAT_DATE('%Y%m%d', [daterange_start]) AND FORMAT_DATE('%Y%m%d', [daterange_end])
#legacySQL SELECT * FROM TABLE_DATE_RANGE([project:dataset.tableprefix.table_prefix], TIMESTAMP([daterange_start]), TIMESTAMP([daterange_end]))