Databases

Amazon Redshift Data Warehouse

What is Amazon Redshift?

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Amazon Redshift is a Data Warehouse in the Cloud. Amazon Redshift is the AWS Data Warehousing solution enabling business intelligence in the AWS cloud.  Redshift enables customers to query petabytes of structured and semi structured data using standard SQL queries. AWS customers can start building a Redshift Data Warehouse for as little as $0.25 per hour, and can scale up their data warehouse in line with business requirements. How does Amazon Redshift Work? Redshift can be configured either as a… Read More »What is Amazon Redshift?
AWS Managed Apache Cassandra Service

Why Should you Care About Amazon Managed Apache Cassandra Service?

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Last week at re:Invent 2019, AWS CEO Andy Jassy announced the launch of the preview for the new Amazon Managed Apache Cassandra service (MCS).  But what exactly is it, and why should you care? Apache Cassandra is a free, datacenter scale No SQL database, originally designed by Facebook engineers to power the Facebook Inbox Search feature, and then later open sourced by Facebook.  Apache Cassandra is designed to manage huge datasets across commodity server clusters, providing high availability with no single points… Read More »Why Should you Care About Amazon Managed Apache Cassandra Service?