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This Integration requires Fides Cloud or Fides Enterprise. For more information, talk to our solutions team. (opens in a new tab)

Snowflake (opens in a new tab) is a cloud-based data platform that provides a highly scalable and fully managed solution for storing, processing, and analyzing large volumes of structured and semi-structured data.


In order to integrate with Snowflake, you'll need to collect the following information from the database adminstrator:

  • Account name: The unique identifier for your Snowflake account.
  • Username: The username for your Snowflake account.
  • Password: The password associated with the Snowflake account user.

You may optionally configure the following information:

  • Warehouse: The name of the Snowflake warehouse where your queries will be executed. If not provided, Snowflake will use the default warehouse.
  • Database: The name of the Snowflake database you want to connect to. If not specified, Snowflake will use the default database.
  • Schema: The name of the Snowflake schema within the selected database. If not provided, the default schema will be used.
  • Role: The Snowflake role to assume for the session. If not specified, the default role for the user will be used.

Integrating with Snowflake

To integrate an existing system with Snowflake:

  1. Navigate to Data mapView Systems and choose the system that you want to connect to
  2. Click on the Integrations tab.
  3. Pick the vendor or system type that you want to integrate with from the Connection type drop-down menu.
  4. Complete the required fields for the integration and click Save.

You may confirm your connection is working using the Test connection button, if desired.

To learn more, please see our guide for Managing Integrations.

Configuring a dataset

A dataset is required to configure an integration to this database. A dataset is a configuration file that tell Fides how to query and update data in the database. To learn more about how to create and manage datasets, please see our Managing datasets guide.

An example Snowflake dataset can be viewed in Github (opens in a new tab)