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What is Try Snowplow?

Try Snowplow enables you to explore how Snowplow can help you solve your data use cases by:

  • Collecting granular, well-structured data from your digital products and model, analyse and visualize it in your BI tool of choice. 
  • Exploring the recipe library to see how Snowplow approaches common data use cases such as marketing attribution, content recommendations or building a single customer view.

How does Try Snowplow compare to Snowplow BDP?

Try Snowplow is a minified version of the Snowplow BDP technology that uses the same core components as Snowplow BDP, but is:

  • Free
  • Fast (setup in less than 5 minutes)
  • Non-scalable (unsuitable for production workloads)
Try SnowplowSnowplow BDP
Hosted in your own cloudAWS, GCP
First-party server cookies
Unlimited sources
Custom data structures
Available enrichments716
Custom enrichments
Bad rows (no UI) (with monitoring and diagnosis UI)
Load data into warehousePostgresRedshift, Snowflake, BigQuery
Load data into lakeS3, GCS
Data available in-streamKinesis, PubSub, Azure Event Streams
Maximum throughput50 events per second*Unlimited
Autoscaling
SLAs
Time limit14 daysUnlimited
* any events above this cap will be dropped

How do I get started?

There are only a handful of steps you need to take to get started with Try Snowplow: