In Snowflake, a virtual warehouse is a computing resource that you can allocate for executing SQL queries and other operations. The size of a virtual warehouse determines the quantity of computing resources allocated to each cluster within that warehouse. Snowflake offers a range of warehouse sizes to choose from, allowing you to tailor your resource allocation to your specific needs:
As demonstrated in the table above, when you move up to a larger warehouse size and run it for a full hour, you'll notice a doubling of credit usage. Therefore, wisely resize your warehouse based on your workloads can enhance your overall efficiency and realize more cost-savings.