Snowflake SnowPro Core Certification: Study Guide

  • 4h 17m
  • Hamid Mahmood Qureshi
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2022

Prepare smarter, faster, and better with the premier study guide for Snowflake SnowPro Core certification

Snowflake, a cloud-based data warehousing platform, has steadily gained popularity since its 2014 launch. Snowflake offers several certification exams, of which the SnowPro Core certification is the foundational exam. The SnowPro Core Certification validates an individual's grasp of Snowflake as a cloud data warehouse, its architectural fundamentals, and the ability to design, implement, and maintain secure, scalable Snowflake systems.

The Snowflake SnowPro Core Certification Study Guide delivers comprehensive coverage of every relevant exam topic on the Snowflake SnowPro Core Certification test. Prepare efficiently and effectively for the exam with online practice tests and flashcards, a digital glossary, and concise and easy-to-follow instruction from the subject-matter experts at Sybex. You'll gain the necessary knowledge to help you succeed in the exam and will be able to apply the acquired practical skills to real-world Snowflake solutions.

This Study Guide includes:

  • Comprehensive understanding of Snowflake's unique shared data, multi-cluster architecture
  • Guidance on loading structured and semi-structured data into Snowflake
  • Utilizing data sharing, cloning, and time travel features
  • Managing performance through clustering keys, scaling compute up, down & across
  • Steps to account management and security configuration including RBAC & MFA
  • All the info you need to obtain a highly valued credential for a rapidly growing new database software solution
  • Access to the Sybex online learning center, with chapter review questions, full-length practice exams, hundreds of electronic flashcards, and a glossary of key terms

Perfect for anyone considering a new career in cloud-based data warehouse solutions and related fields, Snowflake SnowPro Core Certification Study Guide is also a must-read for veteran database professionals seeking an understanding of one of the newest and fastest-growing niches in data.

About the Author

Hamid Qureshi is currently a Sr. Solution Architect focused on data-centric solutions, including data warehouses, data lakes, and new data processing paradigms, using cloud & on-premises platforms. He is the author of a popular course on Snowflake on Udemy, which has helped 15,000 students understand Snowflake concepts to date. Hamid is also a co-author to the upcoming Snowflake Cookbook.

Previously Hamid has helped deliver several complex data projects involving complex data transformations of large amounts of data, building compelling visual stories on data, developing flexible data models, and developing automation to replace repeated processes that transform data. He is certified on several technologies, including Snowflake, Azure, Teradata, Oracle & MicroStrategy, and is continually adapting and evolving to grasp the understanding of new technologies.

In this Book

  • Assessment Test
  • Introduction and Overview
  • Snowflake Architecture
  • Interfaces and Connectivity
  • Loading Data
  • Data Pipelines
  • Continuous Data Protection
  • Cloning and Data Sharing
  • Performance
  • Security
  • Account and Resource Management
  • Appendix—Answers to the Review Questions