AWS Athena

Introducing AWS Athena

At the re:Invent conference held in Las Vegas in November 2016, Amazon’s CEO announced Athena, among a series of new services. Athena’s specialty is to support interactive queries using SQL over data stored in S3 buckets. What sets it apart from Amazon’s Redshift, used for data analysis on a highly structure data warehouse environment and Amazons EMR, used for data analysis on unstructured data, is Athena’s simplicity and ease of use. (more…)