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Redshift vs. BigQuery: 8 Considerations When Choosing Your Data Warehouse
As a data-driven organization, your choice of data warehouse is crucial. And more likely than not, you’re considering two popular options: Google BigQuery and Amazon Redshift. You may already be locked into a cloud platform. In that case, this is not much of a decision for you. BigQuery only w...
Snowflake vs Redshift: Which Cloud Data Warehouse is right for you?
If data drives your business, then choosing the right cloud data warehouse (CDW) is absolutely critical. Data warehouses are the foundation of your data analytics program. Your choice will impact the cost of computing, speed-to-insight, end user experience, and much more. One of the biggest d...
The Ultimate Guide to Redshift ETL: Best Practices, Advanced Tips, and Resources for Mastering Redshift ETL
Amazon Redshift makes it easier to uncover transformative insights from big data. Analytical queries that once took hours can now run in seconds. Redshift allows businesses to make data-driven decisions faster, which in turn unlocks greater growth and success. For a CTO, full-stack engineer, o...
Redshift Unload: Amazon Redshift’s Unload Command
Redshift’s UNLOAD command is a great little tool that complements Redshift’s COPY command, by doing the exact reverse function. While COPY grabs data from an Amazon s3 bucket and puts into a Redshift table for you, UNLOAD takes the result of a query, and stores the data in Amazon s3. Why would y...
Redshift Show Tables | How to List Redshift Tables
In order to list or show all of the tables in a Redshift database, you'll need to query the PGTABLEDEF systems table. An interesting thing to note is the PG_ prefix. This is because Redshift is based off Postgres, so that little prefix is a throwback to Redshift’s Postgres origins. Running SELE...
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