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If condition satisfied scenarios

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If condition satisfied scenarios
 

Hi!! 

I am trying to add certain conditions in the executions of scenarios, but it seems that I am making some mistakes in the format or how I should do it correctly.

 

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 If I may detail, the main idea is.

  1. Execution Step1.
  2. (parallel execution of step 2 and step3).
    1. Execute Step2 if Step1 finishes OK.
    2. Execution Step3 if Step1 finishes OK.
  3. Execute Step4 only if Step2 and Step3 finish OK.

 

These conditions should be placed in the execution on each step (2,3 and 4) like that 

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So the questions are,

  1. What should be in the "if" section in order to recover the OK or Success value of a previous step?
  2. If the step 2 and step 3, are at the same time execution of other scenarios (from the same project), how should be written the "IF" condition as recovering scenarioX.outcome?

 

Thanks!!!

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Hi @pmunoz. The documentation on how to fill the 'if condition satisfied' (your "a" questions) can be found at:

https://doc.dataiku.com/dss/latest/scenarios/step_flow_control.html#if-condition-satisfied

As for "b", well, I wouldn't know. From the variables available in the previous documentation, apparently there are no variables associated to the outcome of another scenario, but maybe some dataiker can get back to you with that. Also, I'm no sure if it is possible to run two Steps in parallel.

Cheers.

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Dataiker
Dataiker

Hi @pmunoz 

Another way of tackling this is by putting steps 2 and 3 in a separate scenario. 

In this case, in your first scenario your second step would be to run this secondary scenario, and upon successful completion, run step 4.

Hope this helps!

Neuron
Neuron

@pmunoz First off thanks for the good question. I'll admit that I also have not done this before so did a little testing on my own. I stumbled upon this link:

https://doc.dataiku.com/dss/latest/scenarios/step_flow_control.html

It appears that in the conditional you put:

stepOutcome_<insert buildstep name (1)> == 'SUCCESS' (see my example below)

where you replace the portion in between <> with the name of your step. It appeared to work for me in my brief testing. Note: It is not very clear how to handle whitespace in your step name, but I *think* you can replace it with an underscore character.

b) I think you could create the same conditional for two separate steps to force them to be in "parallel". I suspect that you can add a final (4th) step to run if no other steps have failed OR to explicitly run when 2 and 3 were successful. 

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Let us know how it turns out

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