Snowflake bids for transactional and data science workloads in broad set of enhancements

Snowflake Inc. is leading off its Snowflake Summit 2022 conference today with a brace of announcements aimed at making its platform more programmable, flexible and accommodating of a greater variety of workloads, including transactions.


In a separate announcement, ALTR Solutions Inc., a maker of data control and protection software, released a new policy automation engine for managing data access controls in Snowflake and other environments. It allows data engineers and architects to set up data access policies in minutes, manage ongoing updates to data permissions and handle data access requests through ALTR’s no-code platform for data policy management.