Before You Begin¶
Once your Snowflake account has been provisioned, you can access Snowflake using any of the following methods:
- Browser-based web interface
- SnowSQL, the Snowflake command line client
- Any client application connected via JDBC or ODBC
- Any 3rd-part partner that can connect to Snowflake
For pricing and service details, see the pricing page (on the Snowflake website).
For more details about trial accounts, see Managing a Trial Account.
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You can use any of the following browsers to access the Snowflake web interface:
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We recommend using Google Chrome. Other browsers have not been tested as extensively 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.
SnowSQL OS Platform Requirements¶
SnowSQL can be installed on the following platforms:
- Redhat-compatible Linux operating systems
- Mac OS (64-bit)
- Windows (64-bit)
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.
SnowSQL is available for download from the Snowflake web interface:
JDBC and ODBC OS Platform Requirements¶
Both drivers can be installed on the following platforms:
- Mac OS
- 64-bit for the JDBC driver
- 32-bit and 64-bit for the ODBC driver
Other platforms have not been tested at this time and may not be compatible with the drivers.
The JDBC driver is available for download from the Maven Central Repository:
The ODBC driver is available for download from the Snowflake Client Driver Repository: