Launching Matillion ETL for Redshift - AWS
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Launching Matillion ETL for Redshift - AWS

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New customers are advised to go through the new Matillion Hub to select their preferred Cloud Provider and Data Warehouse to begin their Matillion ETL journey.

Existing customers who used the Marketplace listing before the release of Matillion Hub will be able to continue to see the previous Marketplace listing.


Matillion ETL for Redshift is an AMI-based ETL/ELT tool built specifically for Amazon Redshift. Matillion ETL for Amazon Redshift provides ETL developers, data scientists, and data analytics professionals alike with a robust purpose-built data transformation solution for the cloud. Matillion ETL solution brings customers new levels of simplicity, speed, scale, and savings.

This article describes how to launch and connect to Matillion ETL for Redshift from the AWS Marketplace.

Selecting Matillion ETL for Redshift from the AWS Marketplace

To launch and configure Matillion ETL for Redshift, you should select it from the AWS Marketplace and start the launch/setup procedure. To do this, use the following steps:

  1. Locate Matillion ETL for Redshift on the AWS Marketplace.
  2. Locate Matillion ETL in AWS Marketplace

    Locate Matillion ETL in AWS Marketplace

  3. From the Matillion ETL for Redshift product page on the AWS Marketplace, press the Continue To Subscribe button on the top right of the Subscribe to this software page.
  4. Continue to Subscribe

    Continue to Subscribe

    Please Note

    If you are not already logged into AWS Marketpace, you will be prompted for your AWS account credentials.

  5. Depending on your current setup, you may also need to click Continue to Configuration on the new page.
  6. Continue to Configuration

    Continue to Configuration

  7. On the Configure this software page, select Amazon Machine Image with a  64-bit Amazon Machine Image (AMI) as your Fulfillment Option and then, click Continue to Launch to further process the steps. Select Amazon Machine Image

    Select Amazon Machine Image

    Please Note

    It is highly recommended that users always select the most up-to-date product version available and in a region which they (or their current AWS services)belongs to.

    Launching the ETL at this stage will not launch your instance or will not charge to your account.

  8. You will be redirected to the Launch this software page. To launch the software from the website, simply select Launch from Website using the dropdown. This will bring up several new options further down the page.
  9. Launch from Website

    Launch from Website

  10. Choose one of the supported Instance Types. Each Instance Type is appropriately sized to support a given number of users and the software itself recognises the Instance Type it is running on and restricts maximum concurrent users on this basis.
  11. Launch from Website

    Launch from Website

    • For teams of 1-2 data professionals using Matillion ETL for Redshift concurrently, choose t2.medium

    • For teams of 3-5 data professionals using Matillion ETL for Redshift concurrently, choose m4.large

    • For teams of 6-12 data professionals using Matillion ETL for Redshift concurrently, choose m4.xlarge
  12. In VPC Settings and Subnet Settings choose a VPC and associated subnet to launch into. For a discussion of VPC best practices see Launching in a VPC.
  13. VPC and Subnet Settings

    VPC and Subnet Settings

  14. In Security Group Settings section, select an existing security group from the dropdown or else, make a new one for the instance by clicking Create New Based on Seller Settings and provide the required details.
  15. Security Group Settings

    Security Group Settings

  16. To ensure no other person has access to your software, you should create EC2 key pair in EC2 or if already created then, select from the drowpdown. The Key pair will be used for logging on and updating the EC2 Image.
  17. EC2 Key Pair Settings

    EC2 Key Pair Settings

  18. Lastly, review your configuration on the Launch this software page and if you are satisfied with the settings, click Launch
  19. Launch the Software

    Launch the Software

Next Step

You will now need to connect to your instance and enter your Redshift credentials manually.

If you are unsure about any of these settings or have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact support with your inquiry.