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Welcome to MotherDuck!

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MotherDuck overview

MotherDuck is a cloud data warehouse and SQL analytics backend for building data apps.

MotherDuck is powered by DuckDB, a free and open source in-process OLAP database developed and maintained by the DuckDB community and DuckDB Labs. MotherDuck is a separate organization closely partnering with DuckDB Labs to build a DuckDB-based cloud analytics service.

As a DuckDB user, you can connect to MotherDuck to supercharge your local DuckDB experience with cloud-based manageability, persistence, scale, sharing, and productivity tools. MotherDuck runs on vanilla DuckDB, so you can use your existing DuckDB skills and tools to connect to MotherDuck.