Sainsbury's PLC - Snowflake is a Key Partner in the Data Ecosystem
Sainsbury's PLC , one of the largest supermarket chains in the UK, uses data within the core strategy of the business. With many operating companies within the group, Sainsbury's PLC had data silos and needed to democratize all of the data across the business. Snowflake was chosen as the group's data warehouse built for the cloud for it's elasticity, scalability, and cloud-first architecture. Now, query times are as fast as 3 seconds, opposed to 6 hours from before Snowflake. Hear Helen Hunter, Group Chief Data Officer for Sainsbury's PLC, discuss how Snowflake is valued as a key partner in their data ecosystem.