Operating Snowflake Summit Track: Build A Snowflake Foundation for Your Organization

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The Operating Snowflake Summit track offers a wide variety of sessions, everything from best practices, organizational training, tutorials for advanced user management, all the way to usage monitoring, and security implementations. Additionally, this track features several instructor-led and self-paced hands-on labs and even a new product feature announcement.

Summit 2019’s Most Popular Sessions: Learn the Basics and Get Your Bearings

The most popular sessions in this track cover Snowflake’s architecture, offer best practices for operating Snowflake at scale, implementing network security policies. There’s even a session dedicated to showing you how to design a wiki to help your organization with Snowflake on-boarding. These will be among Summit 2019’s most well-attended sessions, so secure your spot today.

Manage Usage and Users

Snowflake is both easy to use and rich with advanced administration features that enable you to meet your organization’s needs. Snowflake product management and support teams will share their unique perspective on auto-scaling concurrent workloads, demonstrate the Snowflake status page, and explain how Snowflake teams monitor internal systems. You’ll leave knowing how to provision users, monitor usage and cost, evaluate the efficiency of your warehouse, and resolve incidents.

Dive Deep Into Security

Discover more about Snowflake’s security architecture and deployment best practices. Learn about Snowflake’s encryption key hierarchy, role-based access control (RBAC), and how AWS PrivateLink can enable organizations to connect to Snowflake privately without using the public internet. Explore secure views and how they add privacy to your data, and help secure internal and external use cases.

It’s All in Your Hands: Labs and Ask the Expert Sessions

Gain the confidence to run Snowflake on behalf of your organization by trying it for yourself. This track includes six self-paced labs and one instructor-led lab that will teach you how to:

  • Create, configure, and monitor virtual warehouses
  • Assess usage and storage in a Snowflake account
  • Identify performance bottlenecks
  • Manage network policies for access
  • Manage Snowflake replication for disaster recovery
  • Monitor and optimize data storage in Snowflake
  • Restore database objects with Snowflake Time Travel
  • Understand role-based security in Snowflake

If these sessions and labs leave you wanting more, sign up for a 1:1 Ask the Expert session. These 15 or 30 minute appointments with Snowflake and Amazon product experts give you the chance to ask questions and get personalized advice and troubleshooting.

Visit the Operating Snowflake track page for more details about these popular sessions.