The Data Marketplace. A missing piece in modern data architecture

Uli Bethke Snowflake

What is a Data Marketplace? Data Marketplaces are a relatively recent phenomenon in data management. They bring together providers and buyers of data. Organisations were able to buy data from third parties in the past. However, Data Marketplaces make it significantly easier to find and buy data. They also cut out the middleman and bring providers and consumers of data ...

Snowflake Data Marketplace: UK Administrative Boundaries  

Uli Bethke Uncategorized

Overview We have published administrative boundary data for the UK on the Snowflake data marketplace. In this blog post we document what you need to know about the data including the data model and sample queries. Reach out to us if you have a requirement for administrative boundaries from other countries. Administrative boundary data covers the geographic hierarchy of national ...

Converting Covid XML and JSON to Yellowbrick

Uli Bethke Data Warehouse

  Sonra has recently certified Flexter against Yellowbrick. In this blog post we show you how Flexter and Yellowbrick work together to easily convert and query data that is locked away in XML or JSON documents. Using Flexter we convert XML and JSON documents to tables in Yellowbrick without writing a single line of code. We then run SQL queries ...

Snowflake Snowsight: 7 refreshing features

Dan Galavan Snowflake

Overview: With the acquisition of Numeracy in March 2019, Snowflake took a step towards enhancing the Snowflake Cloud Data Platform web user experience. This is in the form of a new offering called Snowflake Snowsight. Not only does Snowsight provide features such as automatic contextual statistics, script version history, and custom filtering, but also data visualizations. To access Snowsight, when ...