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Next Pathway at Snowflake Data Cloud Summit 2024

The Snowflake Data Cloud Summit 2024 was a resounding success, showcasing the latest advancements in data and AI technologies. As a Premier Snowflake Services Partner, Next Pathway was thrilled to participate and align our expertise with the groundbreaking innovations unveiled at the event.

Generative AI and Snowflake Cortex AI

One of the standout announcements was the significant upgrade to Snowflake's Cortex AI, a fully managed service for building large language model (LLM) applications. The introduction of the AI & ML Studio, a no-code interface for testing and evaluating the application development workflow, empowers organizations to harness the power of generative AI seamlessly.

Next Pathway is excited to explore Cortex AI and the AI & ML Studio to develop innovative solutions that leverage generative AI capabilities for our customers on the Snowflake Data Cloud. By integrating these cutting-edge technologies, we aim to extract valuable insights from data, driving informed decision-making and achieving remarkable outcomes for our clients.

Snowflake Iceberg Tables and Polaris

Snowflake's announcement of the general availability of Iceberg Tables was a significant milestone, enabling full storage interoperability for enterprises. Iceberg Tables function like Snowflake native tables but store metadata in the open Apache Iceberg format, enhancing ease of use, performance, governance, and collaboration for externally stored data.

Furthermore, Snowflake introduced Polaris, a vendor-neutral, open data catalog implementation for indexing and organizing data conforming to the open table format. Polaris will interoperate with various query engines, enabling enterprises to derive value from their data assets.

At Next Pathway, we are thrilled to leverage these advancements to streamline our customers' migration to Snowflake, ensuring seamless integration and interoperability across diverse data sources and platforms.

Snowflake App Framework and Marketplace

The Snowflake App Framework, unveiled at the Summit, enables partners to develop and distribute native applications directly on the Snowflake platform. This framework, combined with the Snowpark Container Services, allows for the creation of containerized applications that can be deployed and managed within Snowflake.

Next Pathway is excited to leverage this framework to deliver innovative solutions through the Snowflake Marketplace, contributing to the vibrant ecosystem of applications available to Snowflake customers and enhancing their experience on the Snowflake Data Cloud.

Snowflake Notebooks

Snowflake Notebooks, now in public preview, offer a unified development interface for Python, SQL, and Markdown within Snowsight. This interactive, cell-based programming environment allows users to perform exploratory data analysis, develop machine learning models, and execute other data science and data engineering tasks all in one place.

By integrating Snowflake Notebooks into our workflow, Next Pathway can enhance productivity and collaboration, enabling our teams to develop and iterate on ML pipelines and data engineering workflows more efficiently.

Accelerating Cloud Migrations with SHIFT Cloud Platform

At Next Pathway, we continue to lead the way in translating and migrating legacy workloads to Snowflake. Our SHIFT Product Platform simplifies and automates the translation of legacy systems, code, and ETL pipelines to Snowflake, making it easier, faster, and more cost-effective to transition to AI-ready data on the Snowflake Data Cloud.

Our innovative approach and proven track record enable organizations to unlock the full potential of Snowflake's data capabilities, delivering a seamless and efficient cloud migration experience. By leveraging our solutions, enterprises can transform their data infrastructure into an AI-ready environment, positioning themselves to harness advanced analytics and AI technologies effectively.

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Conclusion

The Snowflake Data Cloud Summit 2024 reaffirmed Snowflake's position as a leading cloud data platform, offering unparalleled opportunities for organizations to leverage the power of their data and AI. At Next Pathway, we are excited to align our expertise with these remarkable advancements, empowering our customers to achieve unprecedented success in their digital transformation journeys by migrating to the Snowflake Data Cloud.

By leveraging these features and capabilities, large enterprises can modernize their data infrastructure, improve operational efficiency, and gain deeper insights from their data. Snowflake's robust platform, combined with Next Pathway's automated migration solutions, makes it a compelling choice for organizations looking to streamline their cloud migration and unlock the full potential of their data assets.

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About Next Pathway

Next Pathway is the Automated Cloud Migration company. Powered by Crawler360 and SHIFT Cloud, Next Pathway automates the end-to-end challenges companies experience when migrating applications to the cloud. For more information, please visit nextpathway.com.

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