Data marketplaces. The missing piece in a modern data architecture.

Uli Bethke Snowflake

From time to time you need data that does not exist in your own organisation. Enriching an e-mail address with demographic information or validating a postal address are two such examples. In the past you could buy this data from third parties, but Snowflake’s Data Marketplace makes this task much easier and more transparent by bringing together providers and consumers ...

Re-use algorithms for converting XML and JSON to a relational format

Uli Bethke Flexter

In our previous post Optimisation algorithms for converting XML and JSON to a relational format, we explained that Flexter ships with two optimisation algorithms. These algorithms make the life of downstream consumers of the output of Flexter easier as they simplify the relational target schema that Flexter auto-generates. In this post we will be showing you a second optimisation called ...