Exasol on AWS

Amazon Web Service (AWS) provides a suite of infrastructure services that enable you to deploy Exasol in a highly available, scalable, and affordable way. This section provides you with step-by-step instructions for deploying Exasol on AWS Cloud.

Before You Begin

Read the following sections before you start setting up Exasol on AWS.

Step 1: Subscribe to Exasol

To start with Exasol on AWS, you have to subscribe one of the offering on the Amazon Marketplace. Do the following to subscribe to Exasol on the Amazon Marketplace:

  1. Log in to AWS Marketplace with your credentials. If you don't have an account, create one.
  2. Search for Exasol in the AWS marketplace. You will get the following two options:
  3. Depending on your requirements, select one of the above offering and click Continue to Subscribe button.

    On successful subscription, the next page shows you details about your subscription.

Step 2: Installation and Template Configuration

Option 1: Using Cloud Deployment Wizard

Exasol recommends configuring and deploying an Exasol cluster or single node system using Exasol Cloud Deployment Wizard for public clouds. The wizard guides you through the sizing, configuration, and deployment process. Internally it uses and parameterizes the standard CloudFormation templates.

To know how to install Exasol on AWS using the wizard, see Installation Using Exasol Cloud Deployment Wizard.

After configuring your cluster, you can either launch your AWS stack or you can download the pre-configured CF template. When you select Launch Stack option, it opens with the AWS CloudFormation UI to proceed with the deployment process. In the CloudFormation UI, you can once more review and customize all settings.

To know more about the Cloud Deployment Wizard, watch the following video.

Options 2; Using CloudFormation Templates

If you don't want to use the configuration recommendations of the wizard, you can use the CloudFormation templates to install Exasol. For detailed instructions, refer to Exasol Installation Using CloudFormation Templates section.

Step 3: Connect Tools and Install Drivers

After installing Exasol on AWS, you can do the following:

Step 4: Load Data

After you have connected your choice of tool to Exasol, you can load your data into Exasol and process further. To know more about loading data into Exasol, see Loading Data.

Step 5: Administration

Once you have all the configurations in place and started using Exasol, you may have to perform some administration tasks, for example, adding new node, changing the instance type, increasing storage, and so on. To know more about the administrative activities that you can perform on your Exasol instance, see Administration on AWS.

Support, Troubleshooting & Software Updates

Exasol Analytic Database (Single Node and Cluster, Enterprise Support) is the pay-as-you-go version of Exasol 6.1. It comes with 24x7 incident management support. You need to register to enable the support for your account. After you register, you can get the following benefits:

Click the following button to register for support.

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