Snowflake builds a bigger, simpler data warehouse

Cloud-based data warehousing system Snowflake has just unveiled a slew of new features designed to make it more powerful for enterprises without also making it more complex.

Founded by Microsoft alumnus Bob Muglia, the service threw open its doors to the public last year with its Elastic Data Warehouse system. Its main appeal is for analytics users who want to work with loads of cloud-native data, but don’t want the management and performance-tweaking hassles associated with such a task.

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from InfoWorld Cloud Computing