Before You Begin

Snowflake can be accessed from any of the following:

  • The Snowflake browser-based web interface
  • SnowSQL, the Snowflake command line client
  • Any client application connected via JDBC or ODBC

In this Topic:

Browser Requirements

You can use any of the following browsers to access the Snowflake web interface:

Supported Browser Minimum Version
Chrome 47
Safari 9
Firefox 45
Internet Explorer 11
Opera 36
Edge 12

Tip

We recommend using Google Chrome. Other browsers have not been as extensively tested as Chrome and may exhibit some unexpected behavior. If you encounter issues using the web interface with any of the listed browsers, please contact Snowflake Support at support@snowflake.net.

SnowSQL Requirements

SnowSQL is available for download from the Snowflake web interface:

Help > Download...

SnowSQL can be installed on the following platofrms:

  • Mac OS
  • Windows
  • Redhat-compatible Linux operating systems

Other platforms have not been tested at this time and may not be compatible with SnowSQL. For example, some Linux variants may not have the libraries that the SnowSQL client needs by default.

JDBC and ODBC Requirements

The JDBC driver is available for download from the Maven Central Repository:

The ODBC driver is available for download from the Snowflake web interface:

Help > Download...

Both drivers can be installed on the following platforms:

  • Mac OS
  • Windows
  • Linux

Other platforms have not been tested at this time and may not be compatible with the drivers.