November 18, 2019 | San Diego, California
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Monday, November 18 • 1:26pm - 1:33pm
New Snowflake Capabilities and What They Mean for FoundationDB - Torsten Grabs, Snowflake

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Snowflake as a cloud-built data warehouse heavily relies on FoundationDB for metadata management. In this talk, we will explore some of Snowflake's newest capabilities such as database replication, data sharing, data pipelines and data lake integration. Their implementation presents us with interesting challenges, both for metadata management in FoundationDB and for elastic and scalable cloud data processing in general. We will discuss how we have tackled these challenges in Snowflake and where we see additional work in FoundationDB and beyond.

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Torsten Grabs

Product Manager, Snowflake
Torsten currently serves as Director of Product Management for Snowflake where he heads product management for Snowflake's data pipeline, data lake and developer strategy.  Before joining Snowflake, Torsten spent more than a decade at Microsoft in the SQL Server product group in... Read More →

Monday November 18, 2019 1:26pm - 1:33pm PST
Grand Ballroom 5