Getting started with Amazon Redshift - Amazon Redshift

Getting started with Amazon Redshift

Welcome to the Amazon Redshift Getting Started Guide. Amazon Redshift is a fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service in the AWS Cloud. An Amazon Redshift data warehouse is a collection of computing resources called nodes, which are organized into a group called a cluster. Each cluster runs an Amazon Redshift engine and contains one or more databases.

If you are a first-time user of Amazon Redshift, we recommend that you begin by reading the following sections:

In this guide, you can find tutorials that walk you through the following:

If your organization is eligible, you might be able to create a cluster under the Amazon Redshift free trial program. To do this, choose Free trial to create a configuration with the dc2.large node type. For more information about choosing a free trial, see Amazon Redshift free trial.