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Getting Started with Amazon Redshift by Stefan Bauer

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Command line

There are a variety of cluster management options that are available to you in addition to the online Redshift Management console. Something many of you will be very quickly comfortable with is the command line. The command-line interface (CLI) is currently a developer preview product as a GitHub project. Just as with the other options, I am not going to try to replace the available Amazon documentation here. This is just to serve as a highlight of the steps needed to get you going and to show you some of the kinds of things you can do with the help of some basic examples. The Amazon command line utilizes Python (2.6 or greater) and will run on any operating system that supports Python. If you need assistance with Python, there are ...

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