Amazon Redshift Reimagined: RA3 and AQUA – AWS Online Tech Talks

Redshift continues to change the scale and economies of data warehousing, with more than 200 new features and capabilities released in the past 18 months. In this tech talk, we will dive into recent announcements from re:Invent and explain how the updates will enable you to scale cost-effectively across diverse data warehouse workloads. We will break down the benefits of the new Amazon Redshift RA3 instances and share real world examples from the preview, and introduce AQUA (Advanced Query Accelerator) for Redshift – Preview. You will also see how the new console and innovations like Redshift Federated Query and Data Lake Export enable you to manage and bring together all your data.

Learning Objectives:
– Learn the new 3rd generation Amazon Redshift instance, RA3, and how you can see up to 2x better performance at the same price as DC2
– Learn about the architecture and benefits of AQUA (Advanced Query Accelerator) for Amazon Redshift (available in preview)
– Understand all recent performance improvements, and how they can impact your time to insight