WHY DO I NEED A DATA Lakes or WAREHOUSE?
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.
WHAT DATA VISUALIZATION, BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE, REPORTING OR DASHBOARDING TOOLS CAN I USE?
DO YOU CHARGE FOR Data Lake or WAREHOUSE?
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.
WHAT ARE THE COSTS?
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.
CAN I USE STANDARD SQL?
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.