# Snowflake - Run custom SQL action
# Run custom SQL
This action lets you send a SQL string to the Snowflake instance to be executed. It can be used to execute Data Manipulation Language (DML) statements like
DELETE, as well as Data Definition Language (DDL) commands, like
Snowflake specific commands such as
COPY INTO and
PUT are also supported for data pipeline use cases. See the full list of Snowflake SQL commands (opens new window).
This action is not optimized for easy configuration. For SELECT statements with a large number of columns, use the Select rows using custom SQL action instead.
Run custom SQL action
This field is required. Provide a valid SQL string to be executed. This SQL string will be executed in your Snowflake instance.
Snowflake does not support multiple statements in a single API call. Use one SQL statement per action.
You can map datapills here to execute dynamically changing SQL statements. Remember to wrap datapills in quotes (
Use this input to describe the columns that you are expecting from your SQL statement.
If you do not expect any return values or do not need any, you may ignore this input field.
List of rows returned from the SQL execution. The fields in this list are defined by the Output fields input field.
If left blank, this row will be available in the datatree as an array datapill.
This is an integer value indicating the number of rows inserted/updated/deleted from the SQL string.
When executing a DDL (for example, creating a table), the value
There is a size limit of
1000 rows when your custom SQL statement returns data.