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Snowflake Computing Questions

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
May 26 2022

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Snowflake?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

SreenivasanRamanujam - PeerSpot reviewer
SreenivasanRamanujamData sharing is a good feature. It is a majorly used feature. The elastic… more »
NitinKumar - PeerSpot reviewer
NitinKumarMany features: 1) Separate warehouse and the control user gets on it. 2)… more »
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Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
May 26 2022

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Snowflake, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Data Sleek - PeerSpot reviewer
Data SleekSnowflake is probably the best data warehouse solution on the market. AWS is… more »
Jesus Carroll - PeerSpot reviewer
Jesus CarrollSnowFlake is useful to merge all kinds of data, no bother if you have… more »
SreenivasanRamanujam - PeerSpot reviewer
SreenivasanRamanujamAdvice 1 : If the organization has more than 60 to 70% of data science or ML use… more »
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Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
May 26 2022

How do you or your organization use this solution?

Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences.

Thank you!

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
May 26 2022

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Snowflake.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
May 12 2022

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Ariful Mondal - PeerSpot reviewer
Ariful Mondal
Consulting Practice Partner - Data, Analytics & AI at FH
Feb 02 2022
Hi,  It seems that Snowflake is becoming very popular nowadays. I have done some training and live sessions by Snowflake.  I would like to hear your opinion about the main key parameters we should look for when choosing Snowflake over other cloud-based data lakes, such as costs, ease of use, ma...
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Steve Sarsfield - PeerSpot reviewer
Steve SarsfieldI wrote a white paper on this that you can download here:https://bit.ly/3bRTCqp… more »
MarkSmith - PeerSpot reviewer
MarkSmithWe did a PoC with Snowflake.  scale up and down works as advertised.  Be careful… more »
Jay Allen - PeerSpot reviewer
Jay AllenSnowflake is a columnar stored database. It is not a “data lake.”
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Ariful Mondal - PeerSpot reviewer
Ariful Mondal
Consulting Practice Partner - Data, Analytics & AI at FH
Feb 02 2022
Hi,  It seems that Snowflake is becoming very popular nowadays. I have done some training and live sessions by Snowflake.  I would like to hear your opinion about the main key parameters we should look for when choosing Snowflake over other cloud-based data lakes, such as costs, ease of use, ma...
Read More »
Steve Sarsfield - PeerSpot reviewer
Steve SarsfieldI wrote a white paper on this that you can download here:https://bit.ly/3bRTCqp… more »
MarkSmith - PeerSpot reviewer
MarkSmithWe did a PoC with Snowflake.  scale up and down works as advertised.  Be careful… more »
Jay Allen - PeerSpot reviewer
Jay AllenSnowflake is a columnar stored database. It is not a “data lake.”
6 Answers
Rob Kellaway - PeerSpot reviewer
Rob Kellaway
Head of Data Delivery at Hastings Insurance Services Limited
Hi peers, I work at an Insurance company with 5000+ employees and I'm interested in the collective view here.  Does anyone have a view on how Matillion ETL functionality compares to ADF for Snowflake integration, when ADF and Snowflake are hosted on Azure? Note: Azure hosting is important, as ...
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NitinKumar - PeerSpot reviewer
NitinKumar
Director of Enginnering at Sigmoid

Hello, 

I am using Snowflake for JSON data and we have almost 700 million JSON rows. 

Is it possible to achieve a sub-second performance in Snowflake? I am OK to cluster and flatten the JSON data into structured tables if necessary. 

Thank you.

Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

And why?

NitinKumar - PeerSpot reviewer
NitinKumarIf you are dealing with semi-structured data like json Snowflake has great… more »
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