Amazon Web Services is ready to take advantage of hardware to improve the performance of its Amazon Redshift data warehouse. The global availability of the Advanced Query Accelerator (AQUA) for Amazon Redshift (AQUA) was recently announced. In addition, the publication of the private preview is being investigated.
In summary, AQUA lies between the computation and storage of an Amazon Redshift RA3 cluster and works with Amazon Redshift RA3 cases. These are the calculation examples that were created to separate calculation and storage. Also, unlike traditional links used for Amazon Redshift, RA3 use strict local SSDs to collect.
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