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SnowPro Core: Performance Concepts

by Pinal Dave

In this course, you will learn how a user can identify performance bottlenecks on the SnowFlake platform and find a possible resolution. This course keeps the SnowPro Core exam concepts in focus.

What you'll learn

Snowflake is a very user-friendly platform that provides software as a service. Users do not have to manage the hardware in general, and this limits their access to the underlying infrastructure. Performance tuning the Snowflake platform can often be challenging if the performance bottleneck is not identified first.

In this course, SnowPro Core: Performance Concepts, you’ll gain the ability to tune queries on the Snowflake Platform. First, you'll explore the basic architecture of the Snowflake platform, which is related to performance. Next, you'll discover concepts related to query tuning and query optimization. Finally, you'll learn how to tune the virtual environment with various available tools and options.

When you finish this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of performance tuning on the Snowflake platform.

About the author

Pinal Dave is an SQL Server Performance Tuning Expert and independent consultant with over 21 years of hands-on experience. He holds a Master of Science degree and numerous database certifications. Pinal has authored 14 SQL Server database books and 56 Pluralsight courses. To freely share his knowledge and help others build their expertise, Pinal has also written more than 5,700 database tech articles on his blog at

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