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Getting Started with Amazon Redshift by Stefan Bauer

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Cluster creation

In this section, we will go through the steps necessary to actually create your cluster. You have already made the "hard" decisions about the kinds of nodes, your initial number of nodes, and whether you are going to use encryption or not. Really, you only have a couple of other things to decide, such as what you want to name your cluster. In addition to the cluster name, you will need to pick your master username and password. Once you have those things decided, you are (quite literally) four simple pages away from having provisioned your first cluster.

Note

Don't forget, you can resize to a different number of nodes and even a different cluster type later.

Launch the cluster creation wizard by selecting the Launch Cluster option ...

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