Loading Redshift from S3 in a different region?

Hi all,

Quick tip! If you have deployed your collector into a different region than your Redshift cluster, the Storage Loader step is probably taking much more time to complete.

Our (clojure) collector is deployed in São Paulo, rotating logs into a sa-east-1 S3 bucket. We have recently learned that moving the raw files to a us-east-1 S3 bucket (and using us-east buckets throughout the process) resulted in ~50% shorter Storage Loader time.


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Thanks for sharing @bernardosrulzon!

@alex Would it make sense to add a feature to SL that moves files to a bucket in the same region as Redshift automatically?

Hi @bernardosrulzon - good idea, I have updated this thread name and added this ticket: