Cloud-based data warehouse provided as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Snowflake source used for?
Snowflake source is a warehouse data source that enables developers to send data from their Data Warehouse.
Is it hard to set up Snowflake source?
Difficulty can vary based on your data structure, data cleanliness and required destinations. Many users choose to simplify implementation by sending warehouse data through secure warehouse data source integration tools like RudderStack.
How much does it cost to integrate Snowflake source with RudderStack?
Pricing for Snowflake source can vary depending on your use case and data volume. RudderStack offers transparent, volume-based event pricing. See RudderStack's pricing.
Who uses Snowflake?
Snowflake is used in major industry sectors, including Computer Software, Information Technology and Services, Financial Services, and more. The popular companies using Snowflake include Capital One, Akamai Technologies, Mckesson, Sony, and many others.
What does Snowflake do?
Snowflake provides cloud-based data storage and analytics. It allows businesses to store and analyze data using cloud-based hardware and software to offer faster, easier, and more flexible solutions than traditional offerings.
Is Snowflake SaaS or PaaS?
Snowflake is a true SaaS offering. There is no hardware (virtual or physical) or virtual software to select, install, configure, or manage.
Is Snowflake an ETL tool?
Snowflake supports both ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) and ELT (Extract, Load, Transform). It also works with a wide range of data integration tools, including Talend, Tableau, Matillion, and more.
What SQL does Snowflake use?
Snowflake supports the most common standardized version of SQL: ANSI.
Does Snowflake run on Azure?
Yes. Snowflake is also available on AWS and GCP.