Amazon Redshift connection
To access your data in Amazon Redshift, create a connection asset for it.
Amazon Redshift is a data warehouse product that forms part of the larger cloud-computing platform Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Create a connection to Amazon Redshift
To create the connection asset, you need these connection details:
- Database name
- Hostname or IP address
- Port number
- Username and password
- SSL certificate (if required by the database server)
Choose the method for creating a connection based on where you are in the platform
In a project Click Assets > New asset > Data access tools > Connection. See Adding a connection to a project.
In a catalog Click Add to catalog > Connection. See Adding a connection asset to a catalog.
In a deployment space Click Add to space > Connection. See Adding connections to a deployment space.
In the Platform assets catalog Click New connection. See Adding platform connections.
Next step: Add data assets from the connection
Where you can use this connection
You can use Amazon Redshift connections in the following workspaces and tools:
- Data Refinery (Watson Studio or Watson Knowledge Catalog)
- DataStage (DataStage service)
- SPSS Modeler (Watson Studio)
- Platform assets catalog
- Other catalogs (Watson Knowledge Catalog)
Watson Query service You can connect to this data source from Watson Query.
Amazon Redshift setup
See Amazon Redshift setup prerequisites for setup information.
Running SQL statements
To ensure that your SQL statements run correctly, refer to the Amazon Redshift documentation for the correct syntax.
Parent topic: Supported connections