Amazon Redshift Pros and Cons

Amazon Redshift Pros

AndrewAlangaram
Business Analyst at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
The processing of data is very fast.
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reviewer1209333
Head of Data Warehouse & Business Intelligence at a comms service provider with 501-1,000 employees
The product is relatively easy to use because there is no indexing and no partitions.
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Shyam Shankar
Senior System Engineer at a software R&D company with 10,001+ employees
In terms of valuable features, I like the columnar storage that Redshift provides. The storage is one of the key features that we're looking for. Also, the data updates and the latency between the data-refreshes.
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Mediha Šiljić
Chief Information Officer at Sensilab
The most valuable features are that it's easy to set up and easy to connect the many tools that connect to it.
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reviewer1221354
Senior Software Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
The initial setup of this solution is straightforward.
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reviewer1207005
Head of Analytics at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
The solution's flexibility is its most valuable feature. It's also easy to scale and has relatively painless pricing.
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Nir Wasserman
BI Manager at jfrog
It allows you write complex queries and perform row by row processes.
It allows for the storage of huge amounts of data.
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Amazon Redshift Cons

AndrewAlangaram
Business Analyst at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
It would be useful to have an option where all of the data can be queried at once and then have the result shown.
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reviewer1209333
Head of Data Warehouse & Business Intelligence at a comms service provider with 501-1,000 employees
The product could be improved by making it more flexible.
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Shyam Shankar
Senior System Engineer at a software R&D company with 10,001+ employees
Pricing is one of the things that it could improve. It should be more competitive.
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Mediha Šiljić
Chief Information Officer at Sensilab
Compatibility with other products, for example, Microsoft and Google, is a bit difficult because each one of them wants to be isolated with their solutions.
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reviewer1221354
Senior Software Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Running parallel queries results in poor performance and this needs to be improved.
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reviewer1207005
Head of Analytics at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
The speed of the solution and its portability needs improvement.
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Nir Wasserman
BI Manager at jfrog
In the next release, a pivot function would be a big help. It could save a lot of time creating a query or process to handle operations.
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