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Snowflake celebrates its largest-ever person convention with launch of recent improvements

Knowledge Cloud firm Snowflake has concluded its fourth-annual Snowflake Summit convention, with practically 9,000 in-person attendees and greater than 11,500 registered to look at the digital occasion, reside in Las Vegas, Nevada in June.

Snowflake Summit 2022 is Snowflake’s largest in-person convention to-date, bringing clients, companions, technical consultants, and executives collectively to discover the facility of the Knowledge Cloud. The four-day convention featured 4 marquee keynote addresses, 275+ whole classes spanning 10 totally different session tracks, 200+ ecosystem companions, 100+ buyer audio system, 28 hands-on labs, an abundance of SnowPro™ certifications achieved by convention goers, and extra.

Snowflake chairman and CEO, Frank Slootman, and Snowflake co-founder and president of merchandise, Benoit Dageville, kicked off the occasion with seven key innovation pillars that place Snowflake on the forefront of expertise and knowledge innovation. A key theme all through was that Snowflake first massively reworked analytics, then collaboration, and now software growth with the Knowledge Cloud.

Snowflake SVP of merchandise, Christian Kleinerman, then revealed throughout his keynote deal with expanded capabilities and product improvements that advance the Knowledge Cloud:
● Unistore Workload: Snowflake’s transformative Unistore workload, presently in non-public preview, will unlock new transactional use instances, and ship a contemporary strategy to working with transactional and analytical knowledge collectively in a single platform.
● Native Utility Framework: Snowflake’s Native Utility Framework, presently in non-public preview, empowers builders to shortly and simply construct, monetise, and deploy data-intensive functions within the Knowledge Cloud.
● Cybersecurity Workload: Snowflake’s new Cybersecurity workload gives a unified, safe, and scalable knowledge platform for serving to safety groups eradicate blind spots and reply to threats at cloud-scale.
● Knowledge Programmability Updates: Snowflake’s knowledge programmability enhancements, together with Snowpark for Python, presently in public preview, and a local integration with Streamlit, presently in growth, make Python’s wealthy ecosystem of open-source packages and libraries accessible for knowledge scientists, knowledge engineers, and software builders to streamline growth, and construct and share interactive functions.
● Expanded Knowledge Entry: Snowflake’s new improvements improve knowledge entry with enhancements for working with streaming knowledge by way of Snowpipe Streaming, presently in non-public preview, and Materialised Tables, presently in growth, alongside making knowledge saved in open codecs and on-premises obtainable within the Knowledge Cloud with Iceberg Tables, presently in growth, and Exterior Tables for On-Premises Storage, presently in non-public preview.
● Snowflake Market Developments: Snowflake Market now goes past simply knowledge, increasing to supply functions that run natively within the Knowledge Cloud so clients can get worth sooner, enhance safety and governance, and entry cutting-edge applied sciences for prolonged collaboration efforts, whereas suppliers can attain extra clients and use built-in monetisation by way of Snowflake’s Market.

Greater than 100 buyer classes from organisations like Capital One, Geico, Novartis, Warner Bros. Discovery, and extra shared finest practices and techniques for driving data-driven outcomes. Moreover, AT&T was named the 2022 Knowledge Drivers Awards winner for North America, the premier knowledge awards that honour Snowflake clients main their organisations and reimagining what’s doable with the Knowledge Cloud.

Snowflake’s expansive associate ecosystem shared 80+ bulletins round Snowflake Summit. Moreover, Snowflake shared file development in its Powered by Snowflake program, with 425 companions, and over 165 Snowflake Market companions (as of April 30, 2022). Snowflake additionally launched a brand new Snowflake Companion Community (SPN) Competency program, enabling companions to additional validate and differentiate their Snowflake vertical experience to clients, the Snowflake discipline groups, and the general Knowledge Cloud ecosystem.

Snowflake Summit additionally recognised early-stage firms which might be leveraging Snowflake to construct revolutionary functions and merchandise within the 2022 Snowflake Startup Problem. Tons of of organisations entered the Startup Problem to compete for an opportunity to win as much as $1 million in funding from Snowflake Ventures, with Snowflake CMO, Denise Persson and Dageville saying the winners reside on-stage on June 16. A panel of Sequoia Capital, Snowflake executives, and Snowflake board members chosen Houseware as the last word winner. Snowflake Ventures additionally introduced current investments in Domino Knowledge Lab, Immuta, and Matillion.

Snowflake additional doubled down on its primary worth ‘put clients first,’ by unveiling the newest findings from its 2022 Buyer Expertise Survey at Snowflake Summit. The annual survey, carried out June 2022 and produced in partnership with Walker, assessed over 6,000 Snowflake clients throughout greater than 50 nations to offer Snowflake with a Internet Promoter (NPS) Rating. This 12 months’s NPS Rating of 72 is greater than thrice the trade common of 19, primarily based on the Qualtrics 2021 NPS Trade Benchmarking Report, and demonstrates Snowflake’s continued dedication to customer-centricity.

Denise Persson, CMO at Snowflake, mentioned: “Snowflake Summit 2022 was all concerning the ‘World of Knowledge Collaboration,’ and the power, bulletins, and attendance on the occasion was unbelievable to witness.

“Yearly Snowflake Summit raises the bar, and this 12 months was no exception with knowledge leaders from across the globe coming collectively to share, be taught, collaborate, and discover new methods to drive companies ahead with the Knowledge Cloud.”




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