What is Snowflake Data Warehouse?
Snowflake data warehouse is Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) analytic data warehouse. Snowflake provides all the functionality of an enterprise analytic database, along with many additional special features and unique capabilities. Since Snowflake is a true SaaS, there is no hardware or software to install, configure, or manage and hence no maintenance, management, upgrades, or tuning. Snowflake uses virtual compute instances for its compute needs and a storage service for persistent storage of data. Snowflake data warehouse is not only faster and easier to use but is far more flexible than traditional data warehouse.
How can you connect to Snowflake?
You can connect to Snowflake data warehouse using multiple ways, first and foremost is a web-based user interface, Command line clients(SnowSQL), ODBC and JDBC drivers, Native connectors (e.g. Python, Spark) that can be used to develop applications for connecting to Snowflake. Third-party connectors can also be used to connect applications such as ETL tools (like Informatica) and BI tools (like Power BI) to Snowflake.
Why should I care for Google Analytics Export to Snowflake?
With Snowflake, data analysis and data processing become quite simple as it allows SQL interface for analysing multiple data structures including CSVs, JSON, XML, Parquet, Avro and its blending and data transformations too becomes easy. The beauty of Snowflake lies in its architecture as its customers are charged for storage and computation separately. Snowflake’s ability for schema on read to access data in structured and semi-structured formats is a add on. Snowflake provides data warehouses, data lakes, and data marts making data sharing easy.
What is Electrik.AI’s Google Analytics Data Export to Snowflake?
Electrik.AI’s Data Pipelines is a cloud-based solution to effortlessly automate the export of your GA data into Snowflake data warehouse in minutes. Our solution is completely cloud based you do not need to install any software on your local network. It takes just 3 simple steps to extract your Google Analytics data using Electrik.AI. You do not need a Google Analytics 360 account.