How to Set Up Snowflake Elevated Accounts

When planning for a cloud data warehouse such as Snowflake, it is important to have a strategic plan in place to initialize the environment for development, testing and production. Using standard patterns for this initialization is a best practice. Sirius is publishing a four-part series to demonstrate best practices in reusable patterns for initializing Snowflake [...]

By |2019-08-15T13:32:35-05:00July 29th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How to Set Up Snowflake Elevated Accounts

A New Blueprint for the Modern Data Warehouse

Companies today are struggling under the weight of their legacy data warehouses. These old and inefficient systems were designed for a different era, when data was a side project and access to analytics was limited to the executive team. Modern companies are placing data analytics in the center of every activity—from applications to operations—and arming [...]

By |2019-07-26T10:33:32-05:00July 22nd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on A New Blueprint for the Modern Data Warehouse

Cloud or On-Prem: The Data Warehousing Crossroads

If you’ve gone down the path of a data warehouse you are likely at a crossroads. Should you move all or some of your data defined business requirements to the cloud? Enterprises of all kinds are starting to look down that road. Before we compare and contrast the two, it’s important to understand the benefits [...]

By |2019-02-15T11:19:41-05:00January 30th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Cloud or On-Prem: The Data Warehousing Crossroads