Snowflake, Inc. provides cloud data warehousing software. This includes the Data Cloud, an ecosystem where Snowflake customers, partners, data providers, and data consumers can break down data silos and derive value from rapidly growing data sets in secure, governed, and compliant ways. Its platform supports a range of use cases, including data warehousing, data lakes, data engineering, data science, data application development, and data sharing. The cloud-native architecture consists of three independently scalable layers across storage, compute, and cloud services. The storage layer ingests massive amounts and varieties of structured and semi-structured data to create a unified data record. The compute layer provides dedicated resources to enable users to simultaneously access common data sets for many use cases without latency. The cloud services layer optimizes each use case's performance requirements with no administration. Snowflake was founded by Marcin Zukowski, Thierry Cruanes and Benoit Dageville on July 23, 2012 and is headquartered in Bozeman, MT.