Table of Contents


  1. Preface
  2. Part 1: Getting Started with Snowflake Data Cloud Connector
  3. Part 2: Data Integration with Snowflake Data Cloud Connector
  4. Part 3: SQL ELT with Snowflake Data Cloud Connector
  5. Appendix A: Data type reference
  6. Appendix B: Additional runtime configurations
  7. Appendix C: Upgrading to Snowflake Data Cloud Connector

Snowflake Data Cloud Connector

Snowflake Data Cloud Connector

Migration options

Migration options

When you migrate to a different path, you can choose from one of the following options to update the object path:

Option 1. Update the connection properties to reference the new object

When you import the mapping from, for example, Org 1 into a new organization, for example, Org 2, you can change the existing connection in the
Review Connections
section to map to the connection that has access to the specified database, schema, and table in Org 2.

Option 2. Override the properties from the advanced properties

Before the migration, specify the required database, schema, table name, and role for the object in the new organization in the advanced properties of the Org 1 mapping.
After the migration, when you run the mapping, the Secure Agent uses the configured advanced parameters to override the object specified in the mapping imported from Org 1.

Option 3. Parameterize the properties in the mapping

You can choose to parameterize the advanced attributes, such as the database, schema, table name, and role before the migration. You can configure input parameters, in-out parameters, and parameter files in the mapping. When you use a parameter file, you can save the parameter file on a local machine or in a cloud-hosted directory. After you migrate the mapping, do not edit or update the mapping. If you have used in-out parameters for the advanced attributes such as for the database, schema, table name, and role, you can update these from the parameter file.
Parameterizing only the advanced properties, but not the object
If you want to parameterize only the advanced properties and use them at runtime, select a placeholder object in the object properties in the mapping and then specify an override to this placeholder object from the advanced properties. Ensure that the placeholder object contains the same metadata as the corresponding table that you specify as an override. When you run the mapping, the value specified in the advanced property overrides the placeholder object.
Parameterizing both the object and the advanced properties
If you want to keep both the Snowflake object type and the advanced fields parameterized, you must leave the
Allow parameter to be overridden at runtime
option unselected in the input parameter window while adding the parameters, and then select the required object at the task level. When you run the task, the values specified in the advanced properties take precedence.
Parameterization is not applicable for mappings that use the
Create Target
option. In advanced mode, only input parameters are applicable for migration.


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