In this post you will learn how to set up your first AWS Redshift database. The queries below allow you to create, delete, alter, and list a database on your Amazon Redshift instance using the AWS query editor.
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At the first you must have already an AWS account. Connect to your AWS account Here.
The query below allows you to create a new database by running the CREATE command:
create database MyDatabase;
The query below allows you changes the attributes of an existing database by running the ALTER command:
Rename a database
alter database MyDatabase rename to MyNewDatabase;
Change the owner of a database
alter database MyNewDatabase owner to simpleuser;
The query below allows you delete an existing database by running the DROP command. Note that you can't drop the current database:
drop database MyTestDatabase;
To list all the existing databases of an AWS Redshift cluster run the query below:
SELECT * FROM pg_database;
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