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Alation Cloud Service

for Snowflake

Start Your Data Catalog Journey

with Snowflake

Govern Snowflake with Confidence

Now, departments and organizations of all sizes can deploy Alation with ease. Alation Cloud Service for Snowflake identifies your most valued data, delivers active data governance, and ensures people are using data properly. Start cataloging Snowflake data and grow when you’re ready.

Gain Deep Visibility Into Snowflake

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Manage and enforce policies

Automatically bring your Snowflake policies into Alation’s Policy Center using bi-directional sync. This enables policies to be curated and managed in one place for complete visibility. Policies can be applied and enforced to new data in Snowflake, directly from Alation for end-to-end control. Have confidence knowing only the right people will see the right data.

Streamline data classification

Alation ingests, applies, updates, and synchronizes Snowflake Object Tags for streamlined data classification. Tagged Snowflake data makes it easier to find, protect and apply governance policies. Stay in compliance with critical data regulations, reduce risk of breaches, and activate metadata for better decision making.

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Interactive lineage

Leverage automated column-level lineage to understand data relationships with Snowflake at a deeper level. Easily visualize data problems with bold red lines. Drill down into not only what data is affected by upstream changes, but who is impacted by them. Automation saves time from building lineage manually, and helps make data compliance audits more efficient.

Smarter SQL for everyone

Alation’s intelligent SQL editor gives guidance and trust signals as queries are written. Schedule Snowflake queries to run later, and publish them back to the catalog for others to share and reuse. Query Forms enable users of all technical levels to self-serve answers to analytical questions, without relying on data analysts.

Alation's Compose dashboard for smarter SQL queries

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