Amazon Web Services recently launched its low-cost big data analysis service Redshift. Amazon Redshift is a new data warehouse for big data on cloud. It is a specialized type of relational database, optimized for high-performance analysis and reporting of very large datasets.
Amazon also promises 10 times the performance at one-tenth cost. You can pay by the hour or use reserved instance pricing to lower your price to under $1,000 per TB per year, a tenth the cost of most traditional data warehousing solutions.
Before Redshift, users had to turn to Hadoop for querying over TBs […]