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About dbt_project.yml context

The following context methods and variables are available when configuring resources in the dbt_project.yml file. This applies to the models:, seeds:, and snapshots: keys in the dbt_project.yml file.

Available context methods:

  • env_var
  • var (Note: only variables defined with --vars are available)

Available context variables:

Example configuration‚Äč

dbt_project.yml
name: my_project
version: 1.0.0

# Configure the models in models/facts/ to be materialized as views
# in development and tables in production/CI contexts

models:
my_project:
facts:
+materialized: "{{ 'view' if target.name == 'dev' else 'table' }}"
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