Data ingestion pipelines

Delivering efficient Amazon Redshift Spectrum data pipelines

Fully-automated, code-free data pipelines to an optimized Amazon Redshift Spectrum and Amazon S3 data lake

Our Amazon Redshift Spectrum service automatically takes care of data lake formation, data catalogs, and operations for you.

Our code-free, zero administration data lake service delivers cost savings and performance gains by compressing, partitioning, and converting your data to a columnar format to reduce the amount of data that it needs to scan .

Amazon Redshift Spectrum is serverless, so there is no infrastructure to manage. With our automated data pipeline service so you don’t need to worry about configuration, software updates, failures, or scaling your infrastructure as your datasets and number of users grow.

"Openbridge showed us how we can leverage new opportunities with data lakes. They helped us realize a cost-efficient, cross-cloud AWS data lake to Oracle architecture. We’re now tapping into a modern and innovative data stack with the help of the Openbridge plaform."

K. Tailor, Senior Enterprise Architect – AICPA | CIMA

Remove barriers to Amazon Redshift Spectrum data

Focus on insights, not infrastructure with a Amazon Redshift Spectrum serverless data lake

Amazon Redshift Spectrum supports a broad range of options for business intelligence and data visualization tools. As a result of our "analytics-ready" approach, our service ensures you are up and running faster with your favorite business intelligence, data visualization, SQL, or data science tools.

The Openbridge "analytics-ready" model maximizes investments in your preferred tools and the people that use them. We accomplish this by consistently embracing current and emerging standards-based for data access.

Applying industry best practice for our data engineering and architecture ensures you have consistent and easy access to your data within leading tools like Grow, Tableau, Microsoft Power BI, or Looker.

Ready-to-go Amazon Redshift Spectrum data pipelines

Do you want to use Amazon Redshift Spectrum data to drive business performance?

Kickstart your projects with ready-to-go data pipelines to a data lake or data warehouse. We break down data silos with an automated, zero administration service that delivers data to a highly available, cost-effective architecture on Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform.

Looking to process and load CSV files? Event data from webhooks? Extend your data lake or warehouse AWS SFTP S3 Batch and our Amazon Kinesis Webhook API.

Delivering "analytics-ready" Amazon Redshift Spectrum data

Code-free, Amazon Redshift Spectrum data ingestion pipelines for insights, analytics, and exploration

Use an incredibly diverse array of tools to explore, analyze, and visualize Amazon Redshift Spectrum data to understand business performance. Connect your favorite business intelligence, data visualization, SQL, or data science tools.

Need a customized plan tailored to your Amazon Redshift Spectrum needs?

We tailor plans designed for teams using Amazon Redshift Spectrum that generate large amounts of data, require custom data integrations, invoiced billing, or a professional-services agreement.

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Free your team from painful data wrangling and silos. Automation unlocks the hidden potential for machine learning, business intelligence, and data modeling.

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Use an incredibly diverse array of tools like Looker, Tableau, Power BI, and many others to explore, analyze, and visualize data to understand business performance.

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Realize incredible operational savings by leveraging fully automated, zero administration serverless data lakes and cloud data warehouses.

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Amazon Redshift Spectrum Frequently Asked Questions

To maximize productivity, your data needs to be organized, processed and loaded into a data lake or warehouse. This data warehouse will act as a central repository of data aggregated from disparate sources. The data warehouse becomes the hub that allows you to plug in your favorite tools so you can query, discover, visualize or model that data.
You have a lot of powerful and affordable choices these days! Tools like Tableau Software, Looker, Mode Analytics, Chartio and Microsoft Power BI are just a few options to consider. Take a look at the full list of tools or read our DZone article about creating an objective 10-point business intelligence tool checklist to help narrow the field. If you have questions, feel free to reach out to us
No, there will not be any charges from Openbridge for your warehouse. Any charges are directly billed by the data destination provider (i.e. Amazon or Amazon) to you.
Every data lake or cloud warehouse has its own pricing model. Often pricing will vary by usage, which is defined by the compute and storage consumed or provisioned. Depending on your situation and requirements, different price-performance considerations may come into play. For example, if you need to start with a no or low-cost solution, Amazon Redshift Spectrum only charges according to usage. This may provide you with the essentials to kickstart your efforts. If you have questions, feel free to reach out to us. We can offer some tips and best practices on how best to set up a warehouse based on your needs.
How does Amazon Redshift Spectrum back up my data? ?
It backs up your data to S3. Amazon Redshift Spectrum maintains three copies of your data. Redshift can also asynchronously replicate snapshots to S3 for disaster recovery.
Yes, using standard SQL is supported. Amazon Redshift Spectrum support familiar SQL constructs. There may be some limitations or best practices for the specific use case, but the rule of thumb is that SQL is available.
How Is Redshift data encrypted?
Amazon encrypts data in transit and at rest. In transit, data supports SSL-enabled connections between your client application and your Redshift data warehouse. At rest, Amazon Redshift Spectrum encrypts data using hardware-accelerated AES-256.
Which data lake or cloud warehouse should I be using?
When it comes to building your data strategy and architecture, it’s important to understand which data lake or warehouses should be candidates for consideration. Typically, teams will be asking themselves answers like "How do I install and configure a data warehouse?" or "Which data warehouse solution will help me to get the fastest query times?" or "Which of my analytics tools are supported?"

This article covers key features and benefits of five widely used data lake and warehouse solutions supported by Openbridge to help you choose the right one: How to Choose a Data Warehouse Solution that Fits Your Needs. If you have answers, feel free to reach out to us.
Do I need an expert services engagement for Amazon Redshift Spectrum?
Typically, you will not need services for Amazon Redshift Spectrum. Most customers are up and running using their Amazon Redshift Spectrum data quickly. However, if you need support, we do offer data consulting. There may be situations where you have specific needs relating to Amazon Redshift Spectrum data. These situations can require expert services to tailor Amazon Redshift Spectrum data to fit your requirements. Ultimately, our mission is helping you get value from data, and this can often happen more quickly with the assistance of our passionate expert services team.
Do I need to authorize Openbridge or its Partners my access to Redshift system?
Yes, typically, Amazon Redshift Spectrum requires authorization to access your data. You would provide us with the Amazon Redshift Spectrum authorizations, so we can properly connect to their system. The process takes a few minutes to setup in your Openbridge account. You can read about how to sertup Redshift in the Amazon Cloud console
When should I use Amazon Athena vs. Amazon Redshift Spectrum?
Amazon Athena is a serverless query service, so there is no infrastructure to set up or manage. This means that you can get up and running at low or no cost. Redshift is tailored for frequently accessed data that needs to be stored in a consistent, highly structured format. Another benefit is that Redshift Spectrum enables access to data residing on an Amazon S3 data lake. We know it can get complicated, so if you have questions, feel free to reach out to us.
Does Redshift support querying a data lake?
Yes, Redshift supports querying data in a lake via Redshift Spectrum. Data lakes are the future and Amazon Redshift Spectrum allows you to query data in your data lake with out fully automated, data catalog, conversion and partioning service.
How do I load data into my Amazon Redshift Spectrum data warehouse?
You can load data into Amazon Redshift Spectrum from a range of data sources like Amazon Seller Central, Google Ads, Facebook, YouTube or from on-premises systems via batch import. Openbridge automates these data pipelines so you can ingest data into your data warehouse cluster code-free.

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