To get started with this new feature, you need both Tableau and Salesforce licenses. As I stated before, since the models need to be built within the Einstein platform, data needs to be ingested into the Einstein platform. This is one of the downsides of the tool so far, since it requires adding another layer to your organization’s data architecture. Einstein also currently only has a few built-in data connectors for the time being, limiting the data that can be ingested. Snowflake is one of those connectors though making it easy to get started for those that use Snowflake.
To recap, here are the general benefits and concerns with the release: