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 utilizes SQL to analyze structured and semi-structured data.
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.
There is built-in secure and reliable analytics service so you can obtain data insights in seconds.
Some use-cases for Amazon Redshift are:
- Improve financial and demand forecasts
- Collaborate and share data
- Optimize business intelligence
- Increase developer productivity
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.
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.