The Environments section allows the user to create and manage their various environments.

An Environment is defined by connection credentials to Snowflake and the physical mappings of Storage Locations .



Including connection information as part of the definition of an environment allows data teams to use separate Snowflake instances, credentials or roles for development and production environments.

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Environments Interface

Environment Connections

Coalesce provides multiple ways to connect to the Snowflake account for an environment. Currently, Coalesce supports the following authentication methods:

  • Snowflake OAuth (recommended)
  • Basic Auth using Username and Password
    • Stored locally on the user's browser at design-time
    • Passed with API request body on deploy and refresh
    • Saved in a config file when using the CLI

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