Guide to Geography Dimension on the Snowflake Marketplace

Uli Bethke February 3, 2021

We have published a universal Geography Dimension on the marketplace of the Snowflake Data Cloud. You can easily join the data with your in house data to look up location data. You can also use it for drilling down / rolling up in any type of location analytics. ER DIAGRAM CORE TABLES The core tables ...

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Reverse Geocoding on Snowflake

Uli Bethke December 24, 2020

In this blog post we will show how you can use OpenStreetMap data from the Snowflake data marketplace and the geospatial feature in the Snowflake data platform to reverse geocode latitude / longitude points. Reverse geocoding is the process of converting a point location (latitude, longitude) to a readable address or place name. This permits ...

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Location analytics and geospatial data on Snowflake

Uli Bethke October 15, 2020

What is Geospatial / GIS data? Geospatial data and location analytics Geospatial Data can be defined as data with a geographic component, e.g. Address, ZipCode, latitude / longitude etc. These components help us to understand the location of the object, phenomenon or event, e.g. the location of a mall, the property prices in a particular ...

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The Data Marketplace. A missing piece in modern data architecture

Uli Bethke September 25, 2020

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 ...

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