DevCon: From the cloud to the lake: Using Snowflake to power next generation learning analytics at Blackboard

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What kind of data architecture is necessary to support the world’s largest educational dataset? Learn about how Snowflake’s flexible data management solution has allowed Blackboard to create the perfect environment for its big data research program. By moving away from standard cloud computing and toward a data lake powered by Snowflake, Blackboard data scientists are able to work effortlessly with millions of student records to generate crucial insights into student learning behavior. By leveraging this same technology to underpin products like Planner and Predict, Snowflake is making it possible for Blackboard to create the analytics that meet the needs of higher education in the 21st century.


Presenter: Derek Kromm & Kevin Bair, Snowflake