Two easy ways to try Redshift

  1. AWS account required: Step through the Getting Started tutorial and use the free trial to create and provision your first cluster, then load and query sample data in minutes.
  2. AWS account not required: Gain hands-on practice through this series of hands-on labs.

Learning Resources

  1. Read a conceptual introduction in the Amazon Redshift System Overview.
  2. Load and analyze your own data. See Designing Tables, Loading Data, Designing Queries in the Database Developer Guide.
  3. Analyze your data with any SQL client using industry-standard ODBC/JDBC connections. See Connecting to a Cluster in the Management Guide for details.
  4. Learn how to query data stored in Amazon S3, without moving the data, using Redshift Spectrum. See the Getting Started with Redshift Spectrum tutorial.
  5. Check out business intelligence (BI) and data integration (ETL) vendors that have certified Amazon Redshift for use with their tools.
  6. Get trained to be an expert by attending an instructor-led class.

Doing a Proof-of-Concept?

If you are building a proof-of-concept solution with Amazon Redshift, we recommend that you read Building a Proof of Concept for Amazon Redshift. To request assistance from us for your proof-of-concept, click here.

Ready to deploy solutions

Deploy a complete solution based on Amazon Redshift with step-by-step guides 

Getting Started Project | 60 minutes


In this project, you will create and configure an Amazon Redshift data warehouse, configure the cluster, secure your cluster, load sample data, and analyze it using a SQL client.

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Migration Project | 120 minutes


Convert the data warehouse schema and code, migrate data and perform post-migration activities with minimal downtime.

Customer Ready Solution featuring APN Partners


Deploy a modern enterprise data warehouse (EDW) environment that is based on Amaazon Redshift

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Get started with consulting help

APN Partners with the AWS Data and Analytics Competency designation offer consulting services to help you quickly discover value from a modern data warehouse running on AWS. See all consulting offers.

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