Redshift cluster size best practice


Is there a recommendation on the cluster size topology for Redshift?

From previous experience a 2 node cluster is not recommended as you would not get the benefit of distributed computing unless you have a minimum of 3 node.

My question is the following:

Is a 2 node cluster totaling 1TB of memory and similar CPU the equivalent in performance with a 3 node cluster with similar total memory and CPU.

Has anyone done any testing and can share some best practice in terms of cluster topology for redshift?

asked 5 years ago1473 views
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Accepted Answer

Here is a youtube video where this topic is covered at 43:15 minute mark. re:Invent 2018 - Redshift Best Practices - ANT401

answered 5 years ago

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