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Snowflake

Note: This driver is available in Enterprise, Ultimate and Team editions only.

You can read more about the Snowflake database in the Snowflake documentation.

Connecting to the Snowflake database.

There are several ways to configure a database connection.

Connection parameters

Parameter Description Example
Host Server host name https://account.region.snowflakecomputing.com
Post number Server listener port 443 (default)
Database* Database name SNOWFLAKE_SAMPLE_DATA
Warehouse* Cluster of compute resources in Snowflake. Warehouses are required for queries, as well as all DML operations, including loading data into tables SNOWFLAKE
Schema* Schema name SAMPLE_DATA

*Click on the "Test Connection" button to load the warehouse/database/schema list from the server.

Authentication

Database

Parameter Description Example
UsernameDatabase user name ADMIN
Password Database user password *****
Save password Saves the user/password information in the local DBeaver configuration
Role Role for connection SYS
Authenticator Authenticator parameter/option https://.okta.com
### Private key
Parameter Description Example
UsernameDatabase user name ADMIN
Private key Path to encrypted or unencrypted private key C:/Users/admin/Downloads/rsa_key.p8
Key Password Private key password *****
Save password Saves the user/password information in the local DBeaver configuration
Role Role for connection SYS

SSO Browser

Connection with the help of an external browser will be used.

Parameter Description Example
UsernameDatabase user name ADMIN
Role Role for connection SYS
### DBeaver Profile

You can use preconfigured connection profile here.

Metadata

DBeaver provides an opportunity to view and manipulate such types of metadata:

  • Databases
  • Schemas
  • Data types
  • Tables
  • Views
  • Procedures and functions
  • Sequences
  • Stages
  • Pipes
  • Streams
  • Tasks
  • Materialized Views

Table statistics are also available only in PRO DBeaver versions. As well as expanded metadata about tables and schemes.

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