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Snowflake multi-cluster warehouse vs. TabJolt load

One of Snowflake’s key features is something called multi-cluster warehouses. By default, a virtual warehouse consists of a single cluster of servers that determines the total resources available to the warehouse for executing queries. As queries are submitted to a … Continue reading

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Snowflake and Tableau – in action!

A few days ago I was invited to present Snowflake as part of a webinar run with our partner BockCorp. Check out the recording of the session here, which includes an overview of the Snowflake architecture as well as a … Continue reading

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Best Practices for Using Tableau with Snowflake

Update 18 July 2018: The whitepaper has now been released as an official Snowflake whitepaper so I’ve updated the download link to point to the document on the Snowflake website. The new whitepaper is much prettier and has been through … Continue reading

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Tableau and Snowflake

Happy New Year everyone! I’ve been a bit quiet of late. Probably to be expected, what with getting my head around all the new stuff here at Snowflake. Also, properly relaxing over Christmas and summer requires a degree of focus … Continue reading

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Endings and Beginnings

Well it was a bittersweet day on Friday. After 6+ years at Tableau I have decided that it’s time for a new challenge. Tomorrow I start my first day at Snowflake Computing, a company that is revolutionising the cloud analytic … Continue reading

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Hexbin Scatterplot in Tableau

An interesting tweet came across my Twitter-stream the other day, showing a hexbin scatterplot chart type for Power BI: Having just presented a session at TC17 on working with dense data where Sarah Battersby and I covered (among other things) … Continue reading

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Loupe Tooltips

Well, it’s been a hectic week in Las Vegas for our customer conference but I have a brief window to put up this post. If you’ve been here, I hope you had a great time and learned heaps! One of … Continue reading

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