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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 almost 9,000 in-person attendees and greater than 11,500 registered to look at the digital occasion, stay 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 ability of the Knowledge Cloud. The four-day convention featured 4 marquee keynote addresses, 275+ complete periods 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 know-how and information innovation. A key theme all through was that Snowflake first massively remodeled analytics, then collaboration, and now utility improvement with the Knowledge Cloud.

Snowflake SVP of merchandise, Christian Kleinerman, then revealed throughout his keynote handle expanded capabilities and product improvements that advance the Knowledge Cloud:
● Unistore Workload: Snowflake’s transformative Unistore workload, at the moment in non-public preview, will unlock new transactional use circumstances, and ship a contemporary method to working with transactional and analytical information collectively in a single platform.
● Native Software Framework: Snowflake’s Native Software Framework, at the moment in non-public preview, empowers builders to rapidly and simply construct, monetise, and deploy data-intensive functions within the Knowledge Cloud.
● Cybersecurity Workload: Snowflake’s new Cybersecurity workload supplies a unified, safe, and scalable information platform for serving to safety groups remove blind spots and reply to threats at cloud-scale.
● Knowledge Programmability Updates: Snowflake’s information programmability enhancements, together with Snowpark for Python, at the moment in public preview, and a local integration with Streamlit, at the moment in improvement, make Python’s wealthy ecosystem of open-source packages and libraries accessible for information scientists, information engineers, and utility builders to streamline improvement, and construct and share interactive functions.
● Expanded Knowledge Entry: Snowflake’s new improvements enhance information entry with enhancements for working with streaming information by way of Snowpipe Streaming, at the moment in non-public preview, and Materialised Tables, at the moment in improvement, alongside making information saved in open codecs and on-premises accessible within the Knowledge Cloud with Iceberg Tables, at the moment in improvement, and Exterior Tables for On-Premises Storage, at the moment in non-public preview.
● Snowflake Market Developments: Snowflake Market now goes past simply information, increasing to supply functions that run natively within the Knowledge Cloud so clients can get worth quicker, 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 periods from organisations like Capital One, Geico, Novartis, Warner Bros. Discovery, and extra shared greatest practices and techniques for driving data-driven outcomes. Moreover, AT&T was named the 2022 Knowledge Drivers Awards winner for North America, the premier information 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 document progress 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 Accomplice Community (SPN) Competency program, enabling companions to additional validate and differentiate their Snowflake vertical experience to clients, the Snowflake area groups, and the general Knowledge Cloud ecosystem.

Snowflake Summit additionally recognised early-stage corporations which might be leveraging Snowflake to construct modern functions and merchandise within the 2022 Snowflake Startup Problem. Lots 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 stay 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 latest 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, performed 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 3 times 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 information 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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