Amazon Athena
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February 20, 2017

Published on 2017-02-20

Added support for AvroSerDe and OpenCSVSerDe, US East (Ohio) region, and bulk editing columns in the console wizard. Improved performance on large Parquet tables.

Features#

  • Introduced support for new SerDes:
  • US East (Ohio) region (us-east-2) launch. You can now run queries in this region.

  • You can now use the Add Table wizard to define table schema in bulk. Choose Catalog Manager, Add table, and then choose Bulk add columns as you walk through the steps to define the table.

    _images/bulk_add.png

    Then type name value pairs in the text box and choose Add.

    _images/bulk_column.png

Improvements#

  • Improved performance on large Parquet tables.

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