Sirius About Snowflake: Stored Procedure Exception Handling Demo

  Snowflake is a modern cloud data platform that boasts instant elasticity, secure data sharing and per-second pricing across multiple clouds. Its ability to natively load and use SQL to query semi-structured and structured data within a single system simplifies your data engineering. To help you better understand the ins and outs of [...]

Sirius About Snowflake: How to Use Query Tags

  Snowflake is a modern cloud data platform that boasts instant elasticity, secure data sharing and per-second pricing across multiple clouds. Its ability to natively load and use SQL to query semi-structured and structured data within a single system simplifies your data engineering. To help you better understand the ins and outs of [...]

Unleash Fast Data Insights With Snowflake and ThoughtSpot

Many organizations move from a traditional data warehouse to a hybrid or cloud-based data warehouse to help alleviate their struggles with rapidly expanding data, new users and use cases, and a growing number of diverse tools and applications. Using a modern data platform that fits your organization’s needs is necessary to ensure that you can [...]

Create a Value Blizzard with Snowflake and Microsoft Azure

There are many benefits of using a cloud-based data warehouse, and the market for cloud-based data warehouses is growing as organizations realize the value of making the switch from an on-premises data warehouse. Apart from the obvious benefit of not needing to buy expensive physical hardware, cloud-based solutions are typically quicker to set up, can [...]

Prevent Rain Clouds Along Your Snowflake Migration

As we review data transformation and modernization strategies with our clients, we find many are investigating Snowflake as a data warehouse solution due to its ease of use, speed, and increased flexibility over a traditional data warehouse offering. Snowflake is typically considered an “easy button” decision for most organizations since there is no hardware or [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]