Course Number: SQL-704

Duration: 3 days (19.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Snowflake Foundations Training Overview

This Introduction To Snowflake training course covers Snowflake architecture and teaches best practices for configuring and deploying a Snowflake cloud-based database.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

Objectives

  • Describe the basics of Cloud, Data Warehouse, ETL/ETL, and Data Analytics
  • Examine the architecture of Snowflake
  • Examine Snowflake's key features
  • Connect to Snowflake and assign roles
  • Create database objects in Snowflake
  • Ingest structured and unstructured data into Snowflake
  • Ingest streaming data using Snowpipe
  • Clone database objects
  • Share Data using Web UI
  • Un-drop database objects using SQL Commands

Prerequisites

Students must have a basic knowledge of the Snowflake user interface and execution of SnowSQL.

Outline

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Introduction to Cloud and Data Warehouses
  • Introduction to Cloud
  • Why Cloud?
  • Cloud Providers
  • SaaS, PaaS, IaaS
  • What is a Data Warehouse
  • Why Data Warehouse
  • Data Warehouse Basic
Data Integration and Analytics
  • ETL/ELT
  • Batching vs. Streaming
  • Data Analytics & Visualizations
  • On-Prem Vs. Cloud
Introduction to Snowflake
  • What is Snowflake
  • Snowflake History
  • Datawarehouse as a Service
  • Supported Cloud platforms & Regions
Snowflake UI
  • Query Pane
  • Result Pane
  • Object Navigation Pane
  • Different Tabs
  • Examine Snowflake UI
Snowflake Architecture
  • Introduction to Snowflake Architecture
  • 3 Tier Architecture
  • Data Storage
  • Query Processing
  • Cloud Services
Snowflake Feature
  • Security & Data Protection
  • Standard & Extended SQL
  • Tools & Interfaces
  • Connectivity
  • Data Import & Export
  • Data Sharing
  • Database Replication & Failover
  • Continuous Data Protection
Connecting to Snowflake and Assigning Roles
  • Connecting to Snowflake
  • Snowflake Roles
  • Snowflake Editions
Creating Database Objects
  • Create Database objects
  • Stage Files
  • Create Objects in Snowflake
Structure Data Ingestion
  • Structured Data Ingestion
  • Data Staging
  • Bulk load from Cloud Storage
  • Bulk load from Local Storage
  • Query Data
Unstructured Data Ingestion
  • Unstructured Data Ingestion
  • JSON Ingestion
  • Query Data
Stream Data Ingestion
  • Introduction to Snowpipe
  • How to Create Pipe
  • How to Load Streaming Data
  • How Query Data
  • Ingesting Streaming Data
Clone Database Objects
  • Zero Copy Cloning
  • How to Clone a Database
  • How to Clone a Schema
  • How Clone Tables and Views
  • Cloning a Database
Data Sharing
  • What is Data Share
  • Data Providers
  • Data Consumers
  • Share with Snowflake users
  • Using Wed UI to Share
  • Share Data with Snowflake and Non-Snowflake
Un-drop Database Objects
  • Un-drop Database Objects
  • SQL Commands
Conclusion

Training Materials

All Snowflake training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements

All attendees will need access to a Snowflake SQL environment with Accelebrate’s sample data loaded.



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