4.1. Getting Started on AWS#

Follow along with the below sections to quickly and easily navigate usage of SEP on AWS.

Prerequisites and Overview#

To familiarize yourself with specific elements of the AWS resources leveraged by SEP reference the Prerequisites and Overview sections.


With SEP on AWS, deployment is made simple. Follow along with our step by step walkthrough sections – Deploying Presto – for guidance on launching a single compute instance with the Presto AMI, or a full Presto cluster with our CloudFormation template. For your convenience, instructions are provided for both the AWS Console and CLI.

Out of the box, Presto is configured for optimal performance for your chosen instance type, so you need not worry about configuration details. However, if you desire to fine-tune Presto behavior, see our dedicated Configuring Presto section.

Access & Query#

Once your Presto cluster has been created, it is time to connect and query. Our Accessing the Presto Cluster section guides you through the process of connecting to your cluster via SSH, and our Querying Presto section provides quick steps on how to begin querying your data in the CLI.

Apache Superset#

Apache Superset is automatically installed and configured to query from Presto, and we give you the step by step guide to navigating the BI platform. With the click of a button, you are one step closer to create tables, draft visualizations, and share them across your organization. insights for your business; it has never been easier to run ad-hoc queries,