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Redshift Clusters: How to Initialize, Resize, and Optimize
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What is a Redshift cluster? How can I create one? The core component of AWS's cloud data warehouse Redshift is the Redshift cluster. If you're not familiar with MPP Databases or how Redshift compares to traditional data warehouses, we recommend you read our guides on those before continuing. In t...
Redshift vs Hadoop & Hadoop Hive: A Brief Comparison
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Should you pick Amazon Redshift or Hadoop/Hadoop Hive for your data warehouse? In this guide, we examine the history and capabilities of Redshift and Hadoop, and how they compare across price, performance, and ease of use. Based on our research, our personal experiences, and the experiences of o...
Redshift Data Types | Guide to AWS Redshift Data Types
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Many of our customers have a variety of data sets with different data types coming from different sources. Here at FlyData, we replicate your data from Amazon RDS to Amazon Redshift in near real-time, but unfortunately, we cannot support all of the source data types due to the current limitation...
5 Reasons Why Amazon Redshift Rocks as a Data Warehouse
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When deciding how to choose a data warehouse, we consider Amazon Redshift the optimal choice for a wide range of businesses for a variety of reasons. In this post, we’ll cover five core areas about Amazon Redshift that should mark high on your checklist. 1) Ease of Use It’s hard to overstate th...
How to replicate database shards to Amazon Redshift
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At FlyData, we get inquiries from users about replicating database shards to Amazon Redshift. This article shows how to set up FlyData Sync to replicate database shards to Amazon Redshift. Sample Database shard Setup To replicate database shards, you first create a FlyData Sync application fo...
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