Can I use seeds to load raw data?
Seeds should not be used to load raw data (for example, large CSV exports from a production database).
Since seeds are version controlled, they are best suited to files that contain business-specific logic, for example a list of country codes or user IDs of employees.
Loading CSVs using dbt's seed functionality is not performant for large files. Consider using a different tool to load these CSVs into your data warehouse.