Snowflake Developer Guide


Cost Management & Optimization

The SELECT team regularly writes about the best practices for managing costs and improving query performance in Snowflake. Whether you're a new or experienced Snowflake user, there will be something for you in our blog. If you're unsure where to begin, the posts below serve as a great starting point for your cost optimization journey!

Snowflake Architecture Overview

Learn how the internals of Snowflake work.

Introduction to Snowflake's Micro-Partitions

Learn how Snowflake stores data, and how it can greatly accelerate query performance

Effective Clustering in Snowflake

Understand the most important query optimization strategy in Snowflake.

Choosing the right warehouse size in Snowflake

A step by step guide to one of the most important settings in Snowflake.

Snowflake Query Optimization Strategies

Our top tips for accelerating your query workloads in Snowflake.

Snowflake Cost Reduction Strategies

Actionable recommendations and strategies for lowering your Snowflake bill.

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