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2019-07-31T05:52:00Z

What advice do you have for others considering Amazon Redshift?

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If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Amazon Redshift, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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Top 5Real User

I rate Redshift nine out of 10. If you're thinking about implementing Redshift, I would recommend focusing on the use case. It's a warehouse database, not a transactional system, so they need to plan their workload before migrating to Redshift.

2021-10-06T12:35:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I would recommend this solution depending on the scale. You need to decide whether you want to be lined up with a single cloud provider or go over the service and have it deployed on multi cloud. There are many factors to take into consideration. I rate this solution seven out of 10.

2021-08-07T10:41:15Z
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Top 20Real User

I rate Amazon Redshift a seven out of ten.

2021-07-02T07:10:42Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

If a company is already using Amazon Cloud or they're looking for a cloud solution, Amazon is one of the oldest and most reliable cloud service providers and Redshift is a no-brainer for data warehouse needs. I rate this product a nine out of 10.

2021-05-12T13:09:47Z
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Top 20Real User

I would recommend Amazon Redshift as it is part of the AWS platform and they are the biggest in the world. I would give Amazon Redshift a rating of eight on a scale of ten.

2021-02-24T07:09:00Z
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Top 5Real User

My advice for anybody who is implementing Redshift is to ensure that the requirements include having technical people on board to continuously work on getting the results you want. Because it's not that user-friendly, there is a need for a technical resource in the company. Also, I would suggest watching out for scalability beyond what we have tested. If there is a need for scaling then it should be tested, although it depends on the use case. If Redshift had a proper interface then I would score it higher. I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

2020-10-21T04:34:06Z
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Top 20Real User

With the most recent update, we should now be able to decouple storage from processes. My advice for anybody who is implementing Redshift is to make sure that they are using it for what it is made to do. It's an analytical database, so it's not meant to process transactional data. It's the perfect tool if you use it for the right purpose. Overall, it is a very stable and robust product. That said, there is still plenty of potential for improvement. I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

2020-07-19T08:15:38Z
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Top 20Real User

I am interested in seeing a split between compute and storage, which is something that they are currently working on. We plan to start leveraging it at some point in the future. In summary, I think that Amazon Redshift is a very good data warehouse and we really like it a lot. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

2020-06-21T08:08:07Z
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We have only just started using Redshift, but we are not really satisfied with it. I would rate this solution a six out of ten.

2020-06-17T10:55:59Z
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Top 20Real User

I am very happy with what RedShift has. So far, anything that I have required has been there and whatever use case I have faced, the functionality is available. My advice for anybody who is implementing this solution is to look into what certifications are available and which ones are required for different roles. Depending on the job, different certifications are relevant or required. For example, as a business analyst, a coding certification would not be useful for me and it would be a waste of money. These things should all be considered before beginning with any certifications. I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.

2020-01-22T12:44:00Z
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Top 20Real User

On a scale of 1 - 10, where 1 is the worst and 10 is the best, I'd give it an 8.

2020-01-12T07:22:00Z
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Real User

The suitability of this solution depends on the environment and the requirements. For some, Amazon Redshift is perfect. However, some people will need better queries. Based on my research, many of the products are pretty close. It is possible that the much higher priced solutions have more differences. This is a good solution but the queries need to perform better. I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

2019-11-07T10:35:00Z
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We use public and hybrid cloud deployment models. We are Amazon partners. The solution itself is very popular. Many people use it these days. I recently went to an AWS summit in Zurich. I was very impressed by AWS and the presentation. Their solutions are very good. I'd rate this solution eight out of ten.

2019-10-13T07:07:00Z
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I would rate it a ten out of ten.

2019-07-31T05:52:00Z
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