Snowflake Computing is banking that the future of data warehousing is in the cloud. The startup company has built a SQL database from scratch that is optimized for the cloud and big data. Its unique architecture and data warehouse-as-a-service approach makes it a strong competitor to Amazon Redshift and other up-and-coming cloud data warehousing services.
Snowflake Computing is a California-based company with an innovative cloud data management system called Snowflake Elastic Data Warehouse. The company’s mission is to reinvent the data warehouse, making it more flexible, scalable, agile, and cost effective than current generations of data warehouses.
Author: Henry H. Eckerson