Snowflake on Tuesday revealed a flurry of updates and preview options to develop its cloud information warehouse platform.
Among the many applied sciences the cloud information warehouse vendor is constructing out, showcased at its Snowflake Summit 2021 digital convention, is its Snowpark developer expertise function, which the seller first launched in November 2020 as a preview.
Snowpark allows Snowflake customers to construct functions on high of the Snowflake cloud information warehouse platform utilizing completely different programming languages together with Java, Scala and Python. Snowpark remains to be in preview however is being expanded with further Java performance that improves efficiency, in addition to an enhanced SQL API that accelerates queries.
Snowflake additionally unveiled its Powered by Snowflake program, which offers a sequence of assets together with technical specialists and finest practices that assist to make it simpler for group to make use of Snowpark and the remainder of the Snowflake Information Cloud to construct functions.
One group that’s already utilizing Snowpark and is a part of the Powered by Snowflake program is grocery supply service Instacart, headquartered in San Francisco. In a briefing forward of the convention, Dusty Pearce, vp of infrastructure at Instacart, detailed how the corporate