Snowflake allows you to store your data in any region, on any cloud, including popular offerings from Amazon, Microsoft, and Google. The platform offers a unique architecture that separates compute from storage for unlimited scalability and parallel processing.. This is significant because almost every other database combines the two together, meaning you must size for your largest workload and incur the cost that comes with it. The performance of your dashboards and reporting will never be influenced by other workloads.
The architecture, which includes unique functionality such as Time Travel and Zero Copy Cloning, also provides cost savings by eliminating the need for data copies and intensive management. The business can make use of all the data without a lot of work on the back end.
The best part of all this? Two things you need to know: