Iceberg Ahead! All you need to know about Snowflake’s Polaris Catalog

What is the Polaris Catalog? At the Snowflake Summit 2024 Snowflake’s CEO Sridhar Ramaswamy announced the Polaris Catalog during the main keynote speech. The announcement around the Polaris Catalog has…
Kristijan Berta June 21, 2024

How to Parse & Flatten XML in Snowflake With Examples

In this post we cover every detail of parsing XML in Snowflake including storing, loading, querying, and parsing XML. Very few cloud data platforms have native support for parsing XML.…
Kristijan Berta June 3, 2024

Data Orchestration Deep Dive Snowflake Tasks. An Airflow replacement? 

What are Snowflake Tasks Snowflake introduced Tasks for scheduling and orchestrating data pipelines and workflows in late 2019. The first release of Tasks only offered the option to schedule SQL…
Kristijan Berta May 3, 2024
XML Conversion Using Python

XML Conversion Using Python in 2024

XML (eXtensible Markup Language) is a common data format for data exchange and used in various industry data standards such as ISO 20022, HL7, ACORD just to name a few.…
Kristijan Berta March 21, 2024

Best Way to Load & Convert XML Data to Oracle Tables

It's very easy to get lost in the Oracle features for working with XML. The following questions come up frequently: What are my options for working with XML in Oracle?…
Kristijan Berta March 4, 2024

9 Critical Types of XML Tools for Developers

Trying to code XML and XSDs by hand is really tedious. It can be easy to mess up, especially with more complex XML based on industry data standards. XML software…
Kristijan Berta February 9, 2024