Amazon Redshift is a cloud-based, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service.  It is cheap, fast, secure, and scalable.

It can scale data up to petabytes, which enables companies to acquire new insights for their businesses.

It provides 10 times faster performance than other data warehouses, while being extremely cost effective.

You can deploy a new data warehouse in minutes, and it is scalable with a click of a button.

Security is built in, so you can switch the option on, and it’ll secure your whole database.  You can encrypt the database easily, and it is also compliant with SOC1, SOC2, SOC3, PCI DSS Level 1 requirements, and FedRAMP, and HIPAA eligible with BAA available from AWS.

Redshift Pricing

This data warehouse service can be as low as 1/10th the cost of traditional warehouse systems.  You pay only for what you use, and there are no upfront costs.

  • On-Demand Pricing: no upfront costs; hourly rate based on type and number of nodes in cluster
  • Redshift Spectrum Pricing: run SQL queries directly against all data in S3; pay for number of bytes scanned
  • Reserved Instance Pricing: save up to 75% over On-Demand; commitment of 1 or 3 year terms

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