Amazon Redshift is an excellent scalable solution for your data warehouse needs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
February 25, 2020

Amazon Redshift is an excellent scalable solution for your data warehouse needs.

Score 9 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with Amazon Redshift

My team is handling all the marking activities for all different product verticles for our company. We get a lot of streaming data that we focus on marketing. We also store this data carry out annual audits and aggregations to analyze our marketing progress. Amazon Redshift helped us with this, and it was a breeze enabling it in our environment as we were already on AWS.
  • Replication is excellent, we did not have to worry about reliability.
  • Their auto-scaling feature came to our rescue when it came to cost management.
  • It became expensive over time as the data increased over time.
  • It could not separate users from using the same infrastructure.
  • Economically it made a lot of sense for us to jump into this.
  • Replication was a breeze.
The support was great and helped us in a timely fashion. We did use a lot of online forums as well, but the official documentation was an ongoing one, and it did take more time for us to look through it. We would have probably chosen a competitor product had it not been for the great support

Do you think Amazon Redshift delivers good value for the price?

Yes

Are you happy with Amazon Redshift's feature set?

Yes

Did Amazon Redshift live up to sales and marketing promises?

Yes

Did implementation of Amazon Redshift go as expected?

Yes

Would you buy Amazon Redshift again?

Yes

  • The initial costs were very low, and it was super easy for us to spin up databases. Also, setting up multiple instances were easily managed with just a click of a button.
  • The costs increased gradually, and it became more expensive than planned. The query analyzer was not up to the mark and needed constant support from the AWS support team. Gladly they were willing to help and had a good experience with them.