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Getting Started with Snowflake

Getting Started with Snowflake

provide data warehousing as a service

Snowflake utilizes the cloud to provide data warehousing as a service.  While data traditionally resides in disparate systems, Snowflake puts data into their cloud based data warehouse for functional, easy analysis and longer term storage.  Their unique architecture supports unstructured, semi-structured and structured data.  

 

So where should you begin with Snowflake? We’ve compiled a list of resources that give a little more information on Snowflake, and how to get started on the platform.  

 

Snowflake in 8 Minutes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xojAXXRo_S0

 

Snowflake in 8 minutes gives a brief demo of Snowflake in action so you can see what the Platform looks like and understand some of its functionality. 


 

Snowflake’s Cloud Data Warehouse

https://medium.com/hashmapinc/snowflakes-cloud-data-warehouse-what-i-learned-and-why-i-m-rethinking-the-data-warehouse-75a5daad271c

 

Fron’s article walks the reader through his decision to use Snowflake, his experience with it and step-by-step directions on getting started.


 
Ten minute beginner’s guide to snowflake cloud data warehouse

10 Minute Beginner’s Guide to Snowflake Cloud Data Warehouse

https://community.snowflake.com/s/article/10-Minute-Beginner-s-Guide-to-Snowflake-Cloud-Data-Warehouse

Pitcher’s article originally published on Medium tells you how to move your data onto Snowflake, and start running queries in just 10 minutes. 


 

Getting Started

https://docs.snowflake.com/en/user-guide-getting-started.html

Snowflake’s guide to getting started offers support around system prerequisites, logging in and navigating the platform.  They also provide a 20 minute guide with step by step instructions for using Snowflake.  Find their video library, hands on labs, and more supporting documentation here too.


 

Snowflake Tutorials

Sign up to participate in a data warehousing tutorial, their weekly 30-minute demo, and their Cloud Analytics Academy here.


We hope you find these resources helpful in getting you started on your data warehousing journey with Snowflake and Yes Energy!