Snowflake for Beginners: Make your First Snowsight Dashboard

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Learn key fundamentals of the Snowflake Data Platform including how to source market intelligence data from Snowflake's Marketplace.

Create a virtual warehouse, a database and tables and you will load data into Snowflake.

Cross-analyze datasets using snowflake SQL worksheets and you will create your first snowsight dashboard.

2 hours
No download needed
Split-screen video
Desktop only

According to a recent Coursera study(*), there are 7 most in-demand skills in the data world. Among these skills is data management, which refers to the practice of effectively collecting, organizing, storing, and analyzing data. While some organizations will have dedicated data management roles, data analysts often manage data to some degree. In recent years, Snowflake has become one of the best cloud data platforms adopted by several global companies such as Adobe, AT&T, BlackRock, Capital-One... This entry-level guided project is designed for business analysts analyzing their company's data in Snowflake. You will play the role of an analyst working in the strategy department of a fictional burger chain in NY. Your task is to create a dashboard to analyze your company's market share and benchmark it against major competitors. At the end of the project, you will be able to: 1-Create your trial account, navigate Snowflake UI, and get data from Snowflake Marketplace. 2-Create virtual warehouses, databases, and tables to load data into Snowflake. 3-Write your first query using Snowflake SQL worksheets and turn it into Snowsight dashboard. To successfully complete this project, you need basic SQL skills (writing Select statements) and an understanding of basic database concepts (tables, schemas..) (*)

Skills you will develop

  • Data Management

  • Data Analysis

  • Snowflake

  • SQL

  • Cloud Computing

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Get started with project scenario & workspace preparation

  2. Get data from Snowflake marketplace

  3. Get additional data from Snowflake marketplace

  4. Create a virtual warehouse

  5. Create databases and tables

  6. Load data into Snowflake tables

  7. Write your first SQL Query

  8. Create your first Snowsight dashboard

  9. Add heatgrid chart to compare Median Spend Per Transaction

  10. Load daily sales dataset and Update the dashboard

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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