BigQuery vs Redshift: Pricing Strategy

Keeping with the above theme, this is a great post about BigQuery cost-reduction strategies. It goes into detail on how cost calculations work in BQ and techniques that users can employ to reduce costs, including date sharding / partitioning and creating rollups.

IMO, one of the biggest reasons why BigQuery adoption isn't faster is that its cost mechanism simply isn't well-understood in the market.


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