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Cost Optimization with Spendview

What is Spendview for Snowflake?

Spendview for Snowflake is a free module available through Observe, a core component of our data product platform. It is a central observability component with various modules such as pipeline monitoring and data product observability, designed to enrich your experience and offer additional value.

Spendview for Snowflake provides a centralized view of your Snowflake compute, usage, and storage costs with real-time operational metadata. Anyone with a Snowflake account can use Spendview for Snowflake.

Spendview for Snowflake saves your time investigating Snowflake spend anomalies and user adoption. It provides root cause analysis that pinpoints potential cost drivers, such as query costs, storage and usage costs, specific warehouse compute costs, etc.

How it works?

Spendview for Snowflake lets you explore Snowflake's cost and resource overruns by providing operational visibility. It offers several metrics and chart types for visualizing operational metadata, each with time- and account-specific visualization options.

Learn Spendview for Snowflake and gain real-time visibility into available metadata across your Snowflake experience.

Before you begin

To get started with Spendview for Snowflake, sign up and begin by adding the Snowflake accounts you want to monitor:

  1. Create a free account: You only need a business email address and a Snowflake account.
  2. Manage accounts: Add as many Snowflake accounts as needed and manage them accordingly.
  3. Facilitate managing Spendview accounts: Get the right role and start inviting users from your enterprise through the Manage app.

Using Spendview for Snowflake

To get to know Spendview for Snowflake and see all its aspects, read the below topics that describe how to sign up and monitor the Snowflake spending of the defined accounts by analyzing their operational metadata: