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Amazon Redshift Cluster Launcher

KNIME Amazon Redshift Connector And Cluster Tools version 4.3.0.v202011211914 by KNIME AG, Zurich, Switzerland

This node creates an Amazon Redshift Cluster according to the settings provided. The clusters information, such as hostname, port and default database name, are provided as flow variables.

Creating an Amazon Redshift Cluster can take several minutes to complete, during this time the node will remain in the executing state.

For further documentation please take a look at the Redshift Documentation.


Method for authentication
Workflow Credentials
Use workflow credentials to determine the access key ID and the secret access key. The login is used as the access key ID and the password is used as the secret access key.
Access Key ID and Secret Access Key
The AWS access key ID used to authenticate.
The AWS secret access key used to authenticate.
Default Credential Provider Chain
When selected the default credential provider chain is used for authentication. Default location is "~/.aws/credentials" on most platforms.
The Amazon AWS geographical region the cluster should be launched in.
Polling interval [s]
The interval (in seconds) in which the cluster status should be checked during creation.
Cluster name
The name for the cluster
This allows to browse already existing clusters. Existing cluster names can then be selected from a list.
Port number
The port number for the cluster
Redshift credentials
Credentials to be used for the redshift cluster
Workflow Credentials
Use workflow credentials to determine the master user and the master password
Username & password
Determine the master user and the master password
Database name
The name for the default database
The node type
The node type used for the cluster
Number of nodes
The number of nodes in the cluster. Choosing 1 node creates a single-node cluster. Choosing 2 or more nodes create a multi-node cluster.
Fail if cluster exists
Whether the node should fail if a cluster with the given name already exists.

Output Ports

Port serving all the necessary variables to access the redshift cluster

Best Friends (Outgoing)


To use this node in KNIME, install KNIME Amazon Redshift Connector And Tools from the following update site:


A zipped version of the software site can be downloaded here.

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