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Getting Started with Amazon Redshift by Stefan Bauer

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Summary

This chapter has increased your understanding of what is most likely the most important part of any data warehouse database—loading data. We covered a lot of ground in this chapter, everything from creating tables to understanding sort keys and the physical mechanics needed to copy data to your cluster. We started to look at what is available for system tables, and even had a discussion on what kind of ETL tools to consider. Don't worry, I am not quite ready to cut you loose on your own. However, after getting your cluster running, building some tables, and loading data, you should feel pretty good about how far you have come in a very short amount of time. The next chapter will go into the details of managing your data, and before you ...

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