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Generating Random Data in Snowflake

Kevin Wilkie generates some random data:

One of the many things that the business team asks me to do is to create random-ish data. Thankfully, in Snowflake, there are many ways to make this happen. Today, I want to go thru just a few of them.

Perhaps the one that most people are familiar with is making Snowflake create a random number.

Click through for initial coverage of the RANDOM() function, as well as how you can generate data across a uniform distribution over a given range.