Snowflake Sparkles With Native Apache(TM) Spark Connector

Snowflake Data Source for Spark Provides Fully Managed, Governed, and Secure Elastic Cloud Data Warehouse for Apache Spark Data SAN MATEO, CA–(Marketwired – Jun 6, 2016) – Snowflake Computing, the cloud data warehousing company, today announced Snowflake Data Source for Spark — a native connector that joins the power of Snowflake’s cloud data warehouse with Apache Spark. This tight integration provides Spark developers a ready-to-use platform for diverse data that offers advanced security, high concurrency, a robust ANSI SQL dialect, and exceptional performance at any scale of dataset or workload — all without cluster setup or database management and tuning complexities. Until now, developers using Spark had to plan and build an infrastructure to store and query all of their Spark data. This included the complexity of implementing a distributed…


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