Snowflake - Working with semi-structured JSON data in Snowflake

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In Snowflake, it is best practice to load and store semi-structured data--JSON, XML, Avro, etc.--into a column with a data type of VARIANT vs. parsing the semi-structured string into structured columns on source data load. I'll start with cover the basics of how Snowflake handles semi-structured data, using JSON as a specific example. Then cover more complex schema structures like arrays and nested arrays within the JSON document and aggregation and filtering against the contents of a VARIANT.

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