Most database engines have begun to supplement their SQL capabilities by offering Python query support to allow their more data science inclined users to embed advanced statistics or machine learning code into query pipelines or data visualization tools like Tableau. Snowflake has been bucking that trend — until now.
The feature set of Synapse Analytics is considerably richer than that of a “plain” old Azure SQL Database, but what benefits do we get from the smallest dedicated pool?
We’re happy to announce that, as part of our ongoing effort to democratize data, we’ve taken over as the provider of The Worldwide Address Data Set, a free and open global address collection on the Snowflake Data Marketplace.
In our effort to help organizations assess contingency plans and make informed, data-driven decisions in real-time as they respond to the global health emergency, we’ve added vaccine tracking from the University of Oxford to the Starschema COVID-19 Epidemiological Dataset.