In the final month of 2022, Snowflake rolled out new security capabilities, a native VSCode extension, as well as new Snowflake Marketplace providers across different categories. 


Database roles now in public preview

Database roles are a new Snowflake object type within a database. Privileges on securable objects within the same database can be assigned to database roles. This new access control feature enables data providers to define granular access permissions on individual objects within a data share, while also allowing roles in consumer accounts to be given access to objects in Native Apps. Database roles are now defined for the Snowflake Database share so customers can grant subsets of views. Additionally, database owners can now independently manage access (for SQL actions) on objects within their own databases without needing account-level privileges. Visit our documentation page to learn more

Session Policies now generally available

Snowflake is excited to announce the general availability of Session Policies. With this new feature, customers can now define a session policy with a time limit for each session after which user(s) will have to re-authenticate with Snowflake again. Idle session timeouts can be configured for UI as well as programmatic and Snowflake clients. This helps customers to address the requirements from their compliance teams without procuring any exceptions. Session Policies allow security admins to balance security and usability needs for any type of user: admins, data analysts, service accounts, and more. Customers can create a single account-level policy for all users, or they can get very granular and override the account policy with a specific user-level policy. Learn more about the Session Policies release. 


Native VSCode extension in public preview

Connect to Snowflake, explore databases, write and execute SQL queries with Intellisense, and view results without leaving VS Code. Get more details about this new feature rollout here.

Snowflake Marketplace 

Snowflake customers can tap into Snowflake Marketplace for access to more than 1,700 live data sets, packages of data sets, or data services (applications are currently in private preview) from over 360 third-party data providers and data service providers (as of Oct 31, 2022), as well as market their own products across the Snowflake Data Cloud. Visit Snowflake Marketplace.


Jungle Scout

Jungle Scout is the leading all-in-one platform for selling on Amazon and beyond. Founded in 2015 as the first Amazon product research tool, Jungle Scout today features a full suite of best-in-class business management solutions and powerful market intelligence resources to help enterprise brands, agencies, and investors manage their ecommerce businesses. 

90 West Data LLC

90 West Data provides data and insights from U.S. gift card transaction data. The company collects both closed loop (merchant specific) and open loop (pre-paid Visa/Mastercard) transaction data.



AXOVISION is an alternative data provider, specializing in machine learning and asset management. The alpha-generating AI signals offer substantial advantages to optimize investment portfolios. They can be used as stand-alone strategies, or as an overlay for existing strategies.

Coherent Spark

Coherent is a global SaaS company redefining how business and IT teams build software together. Its mission is to ignite the development of business software for coders and non-coders alike. Coherent helps all businesses effortlessly unlock the value of their existing intellectual capital and employee expertise, empowering them to bring their ideas to life.

Norges Bank Investment Management

Norges Bank Investment Management manages the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global, often referred to as the Norwegian oil fund. The Government Pension Fund Global was created after Norway discovered oil in the North Sea. The fund was set up to shield the economy from ups and downs in oil revenue. It also serves as a financial reserve and as a long-term savings plan so that both current and future generations of Norway get to benefit from the oil wealth.


Tuva Health

Tuva Health makes open source software that cleans and transforms messy healthcare data so it’s ready for analytics and machine learning.

Concord USA

More than just a consulting firm, Concord is an execution company helping clients enhance customer experience, optimize operations, and differentiate product offerings. It delivers real solutions for the problem many industry-leading companies face through data modernization, cloud migration, digital transformation, and product engineering. Concord’s core capabilities work together to untangle its clients’ toughest business and technology challenges: business strategy and program delivery, digital and user experience, data management, data analytics, cloud solutions, commerce solutions, quality engineering, and information security.

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Compact Information Systems 

Compact Information Systems (CIS) brings together the best data sets in the industry for more than 30 years, providing billions of data connections annually to thousands of customers. CIS has been the data provider of choice for marketers and agencies for decades, offering support for both offline and online use cases. Example data sets include home mover, B2B, consumer lifestyle, and demographics. With a rich history in both offline and online use cases, marketers and agencies rely on CIS for foundational data sets that accurately identify consumer and B2B audiences in a privacy-safe way. CIS is a Deep Sync brand.


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