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Getting Started with Amazon Redshift by Stefan Bauer

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Summary

In this chapter, we have already covered quite a bit of ground together. From the history of the Redshift implementation to its astronomical roots, you should have a good idea of what your plan is for your initial node configuration and what your choices for encryption are when you allocate a cluster. You should be able to explain to someone why a column store is different from a standard RDBMS storage model. There are many more details for a number of topics that we have touched upon in this overview; however, at this point you should feel like you are not only ready to create your cluster, but to also have an intelligent conversation about Redshift and its capabilities. In the next chapter, we will begin to look at some of the specific ...

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