Snowflake Cloud Data Platform: Getting Started

by Warner Chaves

Snowflake is the only fully managed petabyte scale data platform solution compatible with AWS, Google Cloud and Azure. This course covers what you need to understand Snowflake’s value proposition and to begin your journey adopting this data platform.

What you'll learn

The power of cloud storage and compute power has made data warehousing and big data possible for businesses of all sizes.

In this course, Snowflake Cloud Data Platform: Getting Started, you'll gain the ability to provide massive scale, near-zero maintenance and one single source of truth.

First, you will learn Snowflake’s value proposition and service model.
Next, you will design your first schema and load data into it using the different product tools.
Finally, you will execute queries, track their execution and monitor your warehouse performance.

When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge necessary to start your Snowflake cloud data platform journey.

About the author

Warner is a SQL Server Certified Master, MVP, and Solutions Architect at Pythian, a global Canada-based company specializing in data and infrastructure services. A brief stint in .NET programming led to his early DBA formation, working for enterprise customers in Hewlett-Packard's ITO organization. From HP he transitioned to his current position at Pythian, managing multiple clients of different sizes and industries. He leads a highly-talented team of data professionals that keep things running ... more

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