Gain Insights on Data Directly in Snowflake (Beta)
Where: This change applies to Einstein Analytics in Lightning Experience and Salesforce Classic. Einstein Analytics is available in Developer Edition and for an extra cost in Enterprise, Performance, and Unlimited editions.
Who: To explore Snowflake data using a live connection, users need the Explore External Data Directly permission.
- To opt your org into the Salesforce Direct Data for Snowflake (beta), check Enable Einstein Analytics Direct Data for external data sources in the Analytics Settings page.
- In Analytics Studio, go to the Connect tab of the Einstein Analytics data manager. Click
Add Connection on the Live Connections tab and enter its
Here, use the Analytics app to control which Salesforce users, roles, and groups have access to explore Snowflake data from the connection. When done, click Save or Save and Test.
From the Dataset tab, users can view the Snowflake connections under Live Data. To begin exploring, they can click a connection and select a data object that is available with the connection.