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The Forrester Wave: Cloud Data Warehouse, Q1 2021

Amazon Redshift Named a Leader in Cloud Data Warehouses

Amazon Redshift is a Leader in The Forrester Wave: Cloud Data Warehouse, Q1 2021 report. Leading industry analyst firm Forrester has identified that cloud data warehouses (CDW) are changing the way we deliver modern analytics by accelerating processes and reducing costs. In its Wave report dedicated to CDW, Forrester emphasizes the importance of "performance and scale" when evaluating cloud data warehouse solutions. The report names Amazon Redshift a leader among the 13 vendors who are evaluated.

According to the report, "customers like AWS's data lake integration, Postgres compatibility, performance at scale, serverless architecture, security and compliance, and high availability and disaster recovery capabilities. Top use cases include BI, data services, AI/ML-based analytics, data science, and customer intelligence."

Read the report to:

  • Understand the cloud data warehouse landscape and the important use cases it serves.
  • Leverage the 26-criterion evaluation to analyze the 13 most significant cloud data warehouse providers.
  • Learn more about Amazon Redshift cloud data warehouse and its capabilities.

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