Business Intelligence (BI)

Business intelligence (BI) tools enable analyzing, transforming, and reporting data to help executives and managers make more informed business decisions.

Snowflake works with the following BI tools:

Tableau

Requirements:

Looker:None
Snowflake:None — Native JDBC integration

Additional reading:

Connecting to Snowflake (Looker Discourse)
   
IBM Cognos

Requirements:

IBM Cognos:11.0.5 (Q4‘16)
Snowflake:None — Native JDBC integration

Additional reading:

New Data Sources in 11.0.5 (Cognos Analytics Blog)
   
MicroStrategy

Requirements:

Microstrategy:Secure Enterprise Platform 10.2 or 10.3
Snowflake:ODBC Driver — download from Snowflake web interface

Additional reading:

   
Microsoft Power BI

Microsoft Power BI Cloud Service

Requirements:

Power BI:On-premises Data Gateway July Update (or later)
Snowflake:None — Native ODBC integration

Microsoft Power BI Desktop (on-premises)

Requirements:

Power BI:

Desktop July Update (or later)

Desktop September Update (or later)

Snowflake:

ODBC Driver — download from Snowflake web interface

   
Qlik

Requirements:

Qlikview:None
Snowflake:ODBC Driver — download from Snowflake web interface

Additional reading:

Configuring Qlikview to use Snowflake (Snowflake Support Portal)
   
AWS QuickSight

Requirements:

AWS Quicksight:None
Snowflake:None — Native JDBC integration
   
Tableau

Requirements:

Tableau:9.3 (or later)
Snowflake:ODBC Driver — download from Snowflake web interface

Additional reading:

   
Mode Analytics

Requirements:

Mode Analytics:None
Snowflake:None — Native JDBC integration
   
Pentaho

Requirements:

Pentaho:

None

Snowflake:

PentahoSnowflakePlugin — 3rd-party connector (GitHub) or

JDBC Driver — available via snowflake-jdbc (Maven Central)

Additional reading:

   
Periscope

Requirements:

Periscope Data:None
Snowflake:None — Native JDBC integration
   
Chartio

Requirements:

Chartio:None
Snowflake:None — Native JDBC integration

Additional reading: