Snowflake Review

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  1. What is Snowflake
  2. Product Quality Score
  3. Main Features
  4. List of Benefits
  5. Technical Specifications
  6. Available Integrations
  7. Customer Support
  8. Pricing Plans
  9. Other Popular Software Reviews

What is Snowflake?

Industries looking for a platform that delivers solutions not offered by conventional data platforms can turn to Snowflake for some help. This cloud data warehouse platform offers solutions for gaming, software, education, media and advertising, healthcare, financial services, retail, and supply chain and logistics industries. With Snowflake, users get a reliable tool that simple and easy to use. It's a “pay as you go” solution that handles the integration, analysis, and storage of data. Snowflake also empowers businesses as it makes it easy for them to scale to several petabytes and operate hundreds of times faster compared to other platforms. Some of the features that the platform provides its users include security features, support offerings, security validations, and robust database tools. 

Product Quality Score

Features
8.8
Ease of use
8.7
Customer support
8.6
Value for money
8.7
8.7
TOTAL SCORE

Snowflake features

Main features of Snowflake are:

  • Security features
  • Security validations
  • Database features
  • Integrations
  • Support offerings

Snowflake Benefits

Benefits

The main benefits of Snowflake are its speed, its ability to optimize performance, and its multi-cluster data architecture.

Snowflake outperforms other data warehouses, which is a huge factor in a business environment that relies heavily on data-driven insights. Companies can easily overcome the hurdles of their current software offerings thanks to Software’s unique architecture. Snowflake delivers speed however complex the workloads are, as its patented architecture separates the storage from the computer so that disruptions and delays are avoided.

Vectored execution is made possible by Snowflake’s columnar databases, which translates to it being able to handle analytics workloads that are demanding. Any queries made also get the best possible performance, thanks to the platform’s adaptive optimization. It does all of this without having to manage tuning parameters, distribution keys, sort keys, or indices.

Snowflake’s multi-cluster shared data architecture enables it to support concurrency and the simultaneous operation of a number of compute clusters. It does all of this without causing any performance lag and on just a single data. Its multi-cluster virtual warehouse also enables companies to automatically scale to handle different levels of concurrency demand.

With Snowflake, businesses can worry less about database management and concentrate on solving business problems instead. The knobs and manual tuning needed by conventional solutions are done away with and all integral processes are automated. Best of all, there is no software or hardware that needs to be deployed or configured.

Technical Specifications

Devices Supported

  • Web-based
  • iOS
  • Android
  • Desktop

Customer types

  • Small business
  • Medium business
  • Enterprise

Customer Support Types

  • Phone
  • Online

Snowflake Integrations

The following Snowflake integrations are currently offered by the vendor:

  • Looker
  • Fivetran
  • Talend
  • Tableau
  • Amazon Web Services

Customer Support

Phone
Online

Pricing Plans

Snowflake pricing is available in the following plans:

Free trial
Standard Edition
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Premier Edition
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Enterprise Edition
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