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Snowflake Architecture and Overview: Getting Started

by Alejandro Romero

Snowflake is one of the leading cloud computing data warehousing companies. This course will teach you the basics of Snowflake, including data storage, computational power, services, and the user interface that the platform provides.

What you'll learn

As the world continues to move to the cloud, Snowflake is providing the ability to store and process data, all within its cloud computing data warehousing platform. In this course, Snowflake Architecture and Overview: Getting Started, you’ll learn how Snowflake is designed and how to use Snowflakes UI. First, you’ll explore how to get access to Snowflake. Next, you’ll discover the three layers of Snowflake (Storage, Compute, and Services). Finally, you’ll learn how to use the user interface that Snowflake provides. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Snowflake needed to effectively start using the platform.

About the author

Alejandro Romero is the Director of Analytics, Business Intelligence and Data Science at Elastic. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Utah. Alejandro has a passion for Marketing Strategic Analytics and for Data Engineering designed for modeling, reporting and visualization. Prior to joining Elastic, Alejandro worked at Pluralsight as the Head of Analytics and Data Engineering. He loves learning new things and spending time with his family.

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