Mixpanel to Snowflake – Made Easy

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Posted On: 20 Jul, 2021
Last Updated On: 21 Jul, 2021

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Mixpanel is a powerful web & mobile analytics platform built to track user behavior with deep insights and make data-backed decisions. Companies use Mixpanel’s data to deeply understand the user journeys and get insights throughout the product development process. But with Mixpanel there’s less flexibility in the way you can visualize data. Replicate your Mixpanel data to Snowflake to optimize your campaigns and integrate it with analytics, engagement, customer support, billing, and sales data to estimate your true ROI. A data warehouse like Snowflake is built to handle scaling data sets and analytical queries and helps you to generate custom reports and dashboards. 

In this post, we will highlight the steps to move your data from Mixpanel to Snowflake.

Why integrate Mixpanel to Snowflake?

A lot of companies rely on Mixpanel for product analytics to analyze customer behavior and optimize communication with them. But with Mixpane you can’t access historical data on events you didn’t set up to track from the beginning. This makes it difficult to act on insights about your users and by the time you find out a particular action is important, it might be too late to collect data on it. Integrate your Mixpanel data to Snowflake for centralized storage and future analysis. Integrating your Mixpanel data to Snowflake will help you to build a single source of truth for all your data and you can combine this data with other data sources to optimize the experience for your customers. 

Mixpanel Overview

Mixpanel is an event tracking and segmentation platform for your web and mobile apps. By analyzing the actions your users perform, you can gain a better understanding to drive retention, engagement, and conversion. It provides specific tools for targeted business communication and engagement with your customers. In-app A/B testing, user survey forms, and custom reports to measure customer retention are some of the other features offered by Mixpanel.

Snowflake Overview

Snowflake is a modern and easy-to-use analytics data warehouse designed for the cloud. It uses a new SQL database engine with a unique architecture designed for the cloud. It offers far better performance, scalability, resiliency, and workload concurrency than any other cloud-based data warehouse in the market. What sets Snowflake apart is its architecture and data sharing capabilities. The Snowflake architecture allows storage and computation to scale independently, so customers can use and pay for computation and storage separately. Also, the sharing functionality makes it easy for organizations to quickly share governed and secure data in real-time.

How to replicate Mixpanel to Snowflake?

Here’s an overview of the two approaches you can use to replicate Mixpanel data to Snowflake. This will allow you to evaluate the pros and cons of both and choose the one that best suits your requirement.

Build your own data pipeline

This process needs a lot of experience and consumes a lot of time and manpower. The chances of errors are more due to multiple integrated steps one after the other. You need to extract data using Mixpanel APIs & then connect it properly with the Snowflake data warehouse. This whole process to build a custom data pipeline requires regular intervention that makes it cumbersome. 

Use Daton to integrate Mixpanel and Snowflake

Integrating Mixpanel and Snowflake with Daton is the fastest & easiest way to save your time and effort. Leveraging a cloud data pipeline like Daton significantly simplifies and accelerates the time it takes to build automated reporting. 

Configuring data replication on Daton only takes a few minutes and a few clicks. Your analysts do not have to write any code or manage any infrastructure, yet you can get access to Mixpanel data in a few hours. 

Daton’s simple and easy-to-use interface allows analysts and developers to use UI elements to configure data replication from Mixpanel data into Snowflake.  

Daton takes care of: 

  • Authentication 
  • Rate limits
  • Sampling
  • Historical data load
  • Incremental data load
  • Table creation, deletion, and reloads
  • Refreshing access tokens
  • Notifications 

and many more important functions for data analysts to focus on analysis rather than worrying about data replication.


Steps to integrate Mixpanel with Daton


  • Sign in to Daton  
  • Select Mixpanel from the integrations page 
  • Provide Integration Name, Replication Frequency, and History. Integration name would be used in creating tables for the integration and cannot be changed later  
  • You will be redirected to Mixpanel log in for authorizing Daton to extract data periodically 
  • Post successful authentication, you will be prompted to choose from the list of available Mixpanel accounts 
  • Select required tables from the available list of tables 
  • Then select all required fields for each table 
  • Submit the integration 

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Here are more reasons to explore Daton for Mixpanel to Snowflake Integration 

  • Faster integration – Mixpanel to Snowflake is one of the integrations Daton can handle very conveniently and seamlessly. By following a few steps you can easily connect Mixpanel to Snowflake.  
  • Low Effort & Zero Maintenance – Daton automatically takes care of all the data replication processes and infrastructure once you sign up for a Daton account and configure the data sources. No need to manage infrastructure or write manual code.
  • Data consistency guarantee and an incredibly friendly customer support team ensure you can leave the data engineering to Daton and focus on analysis and insights! 
  • Enterprise-grade data pipeline at an unbeatable price to help every business become data-driven. Get started with a single integration today for just $10 and scale up as your data needs grow. 
  • Robust Scheduling Options: This allows you to schedule jobs based on their requirements using a simple configuration step. 
  • Support for all major cloud data warehouses including Google BigQuery, Snowflake, Amazon Redshift, Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse, PostgreSQL, and more. 
  • Flexible loading options allow you to optimize data loading behavior to maximize storage utilization and ease of querying. 
  • Enterprise-grade encryption gives your peace of mind 
  • Support for 100+ data sources – In addition to Mixpanel, Daton can extract data from a varied range of sources such as Sales and Marketing applications, Databases, Analytics platforms, Payment platforms, and much more. 

With Daton, you can spend less time polishing and preparing the data for analysis, and more time finding and applying insights.

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