Engineering Data

Data about Data

Audit Trail

Maintain history about how this particular data set is being manipulated.

Answer CRUD questions.

  • When was it created?

  • When was it updated?

  • When was it deleted?

Production and Staging

  • Would you ever need to "test" your data model somewhere?

  • How would you build a staging environment?

Data about Data

  • How many are created/updated/deleted over a certain time period?

Monitoring/Alerts

  • How big is your data?

  • At what rate is your data growing?

  • What are your backup plans?