Snowsight Dashboard Capabilties and Limitations

Abhinav Nandikanti

Data visualization helps businesses to better understand their data and make informed decisions. It is an essential aspect of modern-day business. Data visualization tools like Snowsight make such tasks easy by providing a user-friendly interface to analyze and visualize data. 

In this blog, we will discuss the capabilities and limitations of Snowsight dashboard.

Snowsight Dashboard Capabilities

Snowsight is a cloud-based data visualization tool provided by Snowflake that allows businesses to explore and analyze data in collaborative manner. Snowsight provides a host of capabilities that make it an excellent choice for businesses.

1. Interactive Visualization

Snowsight provides interactive visualizations that help businesses to analyze their data better. The drag and drop interface make it easy to create and modify visualizations. Snowsight provides different visualization types including bar charts, line charts and pie charts.

2. Real Time Collaboration

Snowsight allows real time collaboration between users. Users can work on the same dashboard simultaneously and see other’s changes in Realtime. This feature is useful to businesses that need to work on data collaboratively.

3. Integration with Snowflake

Snowsight is integrated with Snowflake, a cloud-based data warehousing platform. This integration makes it easy for businesses to access their data and create visualizations. Snowsight also supports the creation of live dashboards that update in realtime as data changes.

4. Sharing Dashboards

Snowsight allows businesses to share dashboards with others easily. Users can share dashboards with colleagues or clients by providing a link. Snowsight also provides the option to restrict access to dashboards by requiring users to login.

Snowsight Dashboard Limitations

While Snowsight provides several capabilities, it also has some limitations that businesses should be aware of.

1. Limited Visualization Options

Snowsight provides a limited set of visualization options compared to other enterprise level data visualization tools. While Snowsight provides different types of visualizations, it can meet a number of simple data visualization tools. Requirements such as QA team test results analytics can be effortlessly produced using Snowsight dashboard.

2. Lack of Customization Options

Snowsight provides limited customization options for dashboards. Businesses cannot customize the look and feel of their dashboards to the extent that they can with other data visualization tools.

3. Limited Data Sources

Snowsight is designed to work primarily with data that is stored in Snowflake databases while it is possible to connect Snowsight to other data sources using connectors.

4. Limited Data Transformation

Snowsight provides some basic data transformation limitations, such as filtering and aggregation, but it does not offer more advanced data transformation features such as data cleansing, normalization or transformation using custom scripts.  

Abhinav Nandikanti

Data Engineer

Boolean Data Systems

Abhinav Nandikanti works as a Data Engineer at Boolean Data Systems and has built many end-end Data Engineering solutions. He is a Snowpro core and Matillion Associate certified engineer who has proven skills and expertise with Snowflake, Matillion, Python to name a few.


Snowsight provides several useful capabilities that make it an excellent choice for businesses that need to visualize their data. However, it does have some limitations that users should be aware of such as, limited set of visualization options. Also, it doesn’t require any additional charges to use it.

Any user with Snowflake ID can use this feature. By understanding the limitations, users can make informed decisions about whether Snowsight is the right tool for their needs or not. Nevertheless, Snowsight is an excellent tool that provides several useful features that can help businesses make informed decisions based on their data.

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