Snowflake to Databricks Quickstart

Snowflake Data Cloud, Data Warehouse Platform


  • Use this QuickStart to compare costs and performance of Snowflake to Databricks.
  • Migrate your Snowflake data pipelines to Databricks, or implement a hybrid approach, to maximize ROI and TCO.

4 weeks (20 days)

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QuickStart Overview

Quickstart timeline

Week 1

Databricks deployment

  • Azure or AWS – Scripted w/ Terraform
  • Non-production subscription, VPC

Blueprint Lakehouse Optimizer

  • Implemented in your cloud environment
  • Cloud billing-reader privileges required

Snowflake analysis

  • Extract account_usage statistics
  • Assess select candidates for migration

Week 2-3

Lakehouse workshops/hands-on

  • Hands on with sample data in your environment
  • Databricks Unity Catalog, sec, management workshop
  • Target 2, half day sessions. Limited to 10.

Snowflake migration

  • Target medium complexity transform
  • Leverage existing integration platform (e.g. Matillion) or deploy from Databricks Partner Connect.
  • Limited to 100GBs of data

Week 4

Comparison analysis

  • Leverage Lakehouse Optimizer
  • Compare runtimes & costs
  • Forecast impacts of similar workload migrations

Roadmap with Blueprint

  • Plan workload migrations
  • Lakehouse migration strategy
  • Explore service offerings from Blueprint

Migrate workloads from Redshift to Databricks

Compare costs and performance with the Lakehouse Optimizer​

Plan a full migration with Blueprint​

QuickStart Accelerators

Lakehouse Optimizer

Optimizes performance & lowers TCO
of Databricks powered lakehouse

Data Loader

Analyzes source Snowflake environment
for usage and cost savings

Conversion Engine

Test out Databricks with
your data in Snowflake

Databricks Center of Excellence 

Your one-stop
Databricks partner

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