Dev Tier with Snowflake

Get started with the Dev Tier by connecting your preferred cloud data platform. Here, we'll walk through how to connect to Snowflake.


Don't have a Snowflake account?

If you don't have a Snowflake account, here's how to create a free trial account with

Signup for

  • Go to
  • Enter your first and last name, email address, and the name of the company you work for.
  • Choose your preferred authorization account.

Step 1: Select Snowflake as your cloud data platform.

  • Select either Snowflake, Databricks, or BigQuery. If your data platform is not available, select Don't see your data platform?.

Step 2: Connect to your data.

For Snowflake, locate and enter your Account name.
- Enter your username and password for your Snowflake account.
- Select Connect to Snowflake.


Step 3 : Configure your connection.

Once Snowflake is successfully connected, you'll be able to select a Role, Warehouse, and Database from the dropdown menus. Once your choices are made, select Configure.


Free Ingest on Snowflake

We've removed data ingestion costs to make loading data into Ascend on Snowflake fast, easy, and free. To take advantage of free ingest, create a new warehouse for Ascend Ingest. Select the warehouse during configuration. With this configuration we'll ingest any data into that warehouse for free. Learn more about Free Ingest on Snowflake.

Step 4: Build your first Data Service with Ascend.

  • Create your first Project and Pipeline name.
  • Select Start building to explore the Ascend platform with your own data or select View Tutorials to start with an Ascend tutorial and publicly available data.