How to Get Snowflake Shared Data?

Snowflake is a cloud data warehouse that is utilized by various companies to host and analyze their data.

It is also very easy to share the data using Snowflake Share among multiple companies eliminating the need for file/API based data exchange.

If any company has shared data with you using Snowflake Share, here are the steps with screenshots on how you can start using the data.

Steps to Get Snowflake Shared Data

Make sure to use “Account Admin” role to get your Snowflake Share.

Click on Data > Private Sharing > Shared With You

Snowflake Data menu > Private Sharing page > Shared With You tab

If any company has shared data with you, you will view it under “Privately Shared Listing” section.

When you are ready, click on “Get” button.

It will show “Getting Data Ready” popup. Click “OK” button.

Snowflake Getting Data Ready Dialog

It will take few minutes to replicate the data.

Snowflake Share Data Replication in Progress

Once the replication is complete, the screen will ask you for the role which should be granted access to shared data. Once you select the role, it is ready to use.

Snowflake Data Share Ready to Use



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