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Monday, December 10 • 10:10am - 10:30am
How FoundationDB powers SnowflakeDB's metadata! - Ashish Motivala, Snowflake Computing

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FoundationDB is an integral part of the architecture of SnowflakeDB, a cloud SQL analytics database. FDB is effectively their OLTP engine and has allowed them to build some truly amazing and differentiating features.

Snowflake have been operating it for 4+ years, and as they have grown, FDB has continued to scale from tens of servers to thousands of servers at present.

In this talk Ashish will present why FDB was their preferred choice, what purposes it serves, and the reliability and scale of their FDB clusters.


Ashish Motivala

Engineering Manager, Snowflake Computing
Ashish has worked on databases for over 12 years. For the last 5+ years, he's worked at Snowflake Computing, a cloud-based SQL analytics database, where he built various parts of the database and the service. He currently manages the FoundationDB development team at Snowflake, which... Read More →

Monday December 10, 2018 10:10am - 10:30am PST
3AB, Washington State Convention Center