A new press release reports, “Snowflake, the cloud data platform, today announced general availability on Google Cloud, bringing together Snowflake’s cloud-native data platform with Google Cloud’s capabilities in AI, ML and analytics. Snowflake is now available in the us-central1 (Iowa) and europe-west4 (Netherlands) regions with additional regions coming later this year. Combined with the new database replication feature, Snowflake makes it easy for customers to migrate their data to Google Cloud or keep their database data synchronized between multiple cloud providers for business continuity. General availability of Snowflake on Google Cloud is a continuation of the company’s commitment to providing customers with the flexibility of choosing a preferred- or multi-cloud environment that best supports their business and users.”
The release continues, “In addition to general availability of Snowflake on Google Cloud, the cloud data platform company will launch integrations with Google Cloud’s big data analytics platform later this year, including: (1) Snowflake Connector for Spark running in Google Cloud Dataproc, (2) Snowpipe continuous data ingestion using Google Cloud Pub/Sub, (3) Cloud Data Fusion, Google Cloud’s data integration service, (4) Cloud Dataflow, Google Cloud’s fully-managed service for stream and batch processing, (5) Artificial Intelligence (AI) Platform Notebooks. ‘Organizations need the ability to make decisions based on increasingly large volumes of data, often spread across multiple cloud and on-premises data sources,’ said Kevin Ichhpurani, Corporate Vice President, Global Ecosystem at Google Cloud. ‘We’re delighted to partner with Snowflake to help them do so, and to make Snowflake’s data platform available to more organizations in Google Cloud’.”
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