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Snowflake celebrates its largest-ever consumer 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 specialists, and executives collectively to discover the facility of the Knowledge Cloud. The four-day convention featured 4 marquee keynote addresses, 275+ complete classes spanning 10 completely 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 reworked analytics, then collaboration, and now software growth with the Knowledge Cloud.

Snowflake SVP of merchandise, Christian Kleinerman, then revealed throughout his keynote tackle expanded capabilities and product improvements that advance the Knowledge Cloud:
● Unistore Workload: Snowflake’s transformative Unistore workload, presently in personal preview, will unlock new transactional use circumstances, and ship a contemporary strategy to working with transactional and analytical information collectively in a single platform.
● Native Software Framework: Snowflake’s Native Software Framework, presently in personal 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 eradicate blind spots and reply to threats at cloud-scale.
● Knowledge Programmability Updates: Snowflake’s information 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 information scientists, information engineers, and software builders to streamline growth, 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, presently in personal preview, and Materialised Tables, presently in growth, alongside making information saved in open codecs and on-premises out there within the Knowledge Cloud with Iceberg Tables, presently in growth, and Exterior Tables for On-Premises Storage, presently in personal 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 classes from organisations like Capital One, Geico, Novartis, Warner Bros. Discovery, and extra shared greatest practices and methods 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 attainable 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 area groups, and the general Knowledge Cloud ecosystem.

Snowflake Summit additionally recognised early-stage firms which are leveraging Snowflake to construct progressive 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 stay on-stage on June 16. A panel of Sequoia Capital, Snowflake executives, and Snowflake board members chosen Houseware as the final 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, carried out June 2022 and produced in partnership with Walker, assessed over 6,000 Snowflake clients throughout greater than 50 international locations to offer Snowflake with a Web Promoter (NPS) Rating. This yr’s NPS Rating of 72 is greater than 3 times the business common of 19, based mostly on the Qualtrics 2021 NPS Business Benchmarking Report, and demonstrates Snowflake’s continued dedication to customer-centricity.

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

“Yearly Snowflake Summit raises the bar, and this yr 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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