The Snowflake connector allows data to be cataloged, queried, transformed and to create tables in Snowflake Data Cloud. This can be used to quickly and easily join data between different systems like Snowflake and Hive, or between different Snowflake instances.
The Snowflake connector is available for all Promethium editions, including Free, Professional and Enterprise.
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Connecting to Snowflake is fast and easy. Simply click Data Sources from the menu, then click + New Data Source. Select Snowflake and enter the information for your Snowflake.
Snowflake connection details can be case sensitive. Ensure that data is entered with the correct case for your Snowflake.
Data Source Name
Give the Snowflake connection a unique name for easy identification.
Optional. A meaningful description for this connection.
Data Source Topic
Optional. Categorize the Snowflake connection. For example, Marketing.
Snowflake Account Name
Enter the account name for your Snowflake account.
Enter the username associated with your Snowflake account.
Enter the password associated with your Snowflake account.
Enter the warehouse containing the data you want to retrieve.
Enter the database containing the data you want to retrieve.
What Happens Next - Finish Snowflake Connection
Click the Connect button then select schemas. After successful connection and schema selection Promethium will automatically crawl and catalog data in your Snowflake, then make the data easily searchable and usable.
Click Data Explorer from the menu and begin exploring the data in your Snowflake Data Cloud.
Is my data moved or copied out of Snowflake?
No. Your data stays in Snowflake and isn't moved to Promethium.
What options are available for publishing datasets?
Datasets can be published as a view, as a table in Snowflake or as a dbt model.
Is this a Production-level connector?
Yes. The Snowflake connector is designed for all-sized Datasets.