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Exasol for AWS is available via the AWS Marketplace

     Two different versions are available:

    Solutions and further technical information on this page are valid for both, the PAYG and the BYOL version.

Minimum system requirements for Exasol on AWS

  • Intel/AMD x86-64 (aka x64) CPUs with SSSE3 instruction set
  • 15+ GB recommended
  • Web-Browser: Firefox Version 10+

Recommended EC2 Instance Types

  • r4.*
  • m4.*

Storage Configuration

  • Instance-integrated hard drives (ephemeral storage) and EBS volumes are supported for data storage.
  • In a production environment, we recommend using high-available EBS drives, as these provide maximum reliability and durability.
  • For EBS type we recommend using at least General Purpose SSD (gp2) volumes.For high IO requirements we recommend Provisioned IOPS SSD (io1).
  • For data backup & restore ( SOL-354 - Getting issue details... STATUS as well as data import & export ( EXASOL-1678 - Getting issue details... STATUS ) Exasol supports cost-efficient S3 storage.

Exasol AMI: Determine AMI ID and activate AMI for manual launch

    The AMI-ID can be found in the AWS Marketplace offering:

  1. Access https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace/pp/B01FXIPXV4 (Pay-As-You-Go, community support only) or https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace/pp/B01IVOPPN8 (Bring-Your-Own-License)
  2. Select "Continue"
  3. Select "Manual Launch"
  4. Select "Accept Software Terms" ( (warning) Otherwise you will not be able to succesfully launch the AMI)
  5. The AMI-ID can be found on the "Manual Launch" tab

Release Notes

EXASOL-2161 - Getting issue details... STATUS

EXASOL-2032 - Getting issue details... STATUS

Upgrade Information

  • 5.0.x   -  (warning) It is not possible to upgrade a 5.0.x AWS installation to a 6.0.x. Please backup the data, install a new cluster, and import data in this case
  • 6.0.1   -  (warning) if you consider upgrading AWS 6.0.1 to any later version, you need to apply the patch attached to this issue while the nodes are still running. Just upload it through EXAOperation in the Software tab: DOWNLOAD-564 - Getting issue details... STATUS

How to get started?

Single Node Installation

If you just want to quickly start with a single-node database via AWS Marketplace or AWS Console please refer to SOL-377 - Getting issue details... STATUS

More details on alternative single node configuration options can be found in SOL-402 - Getting issue details... STATUS

Cluster Installation

NEW: An Exasol cluster can be conveniently installed using our CloudFormation template (Please note that this template is still a beta version):

  • Cluster installation via CloudFormation: SOL-605 - Getting issue details... STATUS


Command line installer script (setup-cloud.sh):

  • AWS command line installer: SOL-543 - Getting issue details... STATUS )
  • Installation Guide for 2+1 cluster : SOL-544 - Getting issue details... STATUS

Support & Troubleshooting

This offer includes assistance from the Exasol Community (Community Support) and access to the Exasol Solution Center.

For troubleshooting & and information on how to register for community support please refer to SOL-382 - Getting issue details... STATUS and to the solution documents listed below.

Further Documentation & Tools

For clients, drivers and the standard Exasol manual, please visit the Exasol User Portal

Please note that AWS specific information can be only found in this section and is not contained in the standard user manual.


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