The 2020 database showdown: BigQuery vs Redshift vs Snowflake

The 2020 database showdown: BigQuery vs Redshift vs Snowflake

Last updated: 11th July 2020 For updates, changes and errata please see the Changelog at the end of this post. What is this guide? – Designed as a fair feature comparison between the different products – An up to date guide (hopefully with regular updates as new features are released or changed) – I’ve attempted […]

The Digital Analytics Hierarchy of Needs

The Digital Analytics Hierarchy of Needs

Business people get excited about the latest buzzwords: Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning… Before you can break out TensorFlow and start doing bleeding-edge data science, you need to ensure you’re working with data that reflects reality.

Make big data small again with Redshift ZSTD compression

Make big data small again with Redshift ZSTD compression

A new compression option in Redshift allows you to make big storage savings, up to two-thirds in our tests, over the standard Snowplow setup. This guide shows how it works and how to get it happening.