Snowflake User Group – San Francisco

Date: October 17, 2019

Time: 10:00 am

The Snowflake User Group – San Francisco gets together to share best practices, collaborate on data management tips and tricks, and network with other Snowflake users and data enthusiasts in the local area.

Whether you are just starting out with Snowflake, or are a veteran user, register now and join us at the Sigma Computing Offices on October 17th at 10:00 am.   

We’re always interested in hearing stories of how to use Snowflake to do more with your data, or solve mission critical business data issues. Come hear how Method360 worked with Bio-Rad to use Snowflake customers power their digital and analytics goals.

Case Study: Bio-Rad’s Journey Through 3 Iterations of an Enterprise Data Lake (and an SAP Data Warehouse) to a Cloud-Based Analytics Platform, Based on Snowflake

  • Background and Bio-Rad Business Drivers for Transformation
  • Key Requirements for Bio-Rad’s Enterprise Data Lake
  • Technical Architecture Overview (including real-time data replication from SAP)
  • Project Implementation Struggles, Lessons Learned in Labor and Evolutionary Changes
  • Key Success Indicators and Realization
  • Q&A

We’ll also hear about the Snowflake technology roadmap, and an overview of the new Cross Region Replication feature that is now available in public preview.


10:00 am  – Check-in & Coffee
10:30 am – Snowflake News and Roadmap

11:15 am – Method360 and Bio-Rad Present: Best Practices / Data Management and Performance with Snowflake
12:00 pm – Q&A, Box Lunch and Networking


Thursday, October 17, 2019
10:00 am – 12:00 pm


Sigma Computing Offices
90 New Montgomery St Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA 94105