Some interesting diagrams on composition of a data processing pipeline with AWS here –
Amazon Cognito: Identity and Security
AWS Lambda: Serverless Data Compute
Amazon Kinesis: Massive data ingestion
Amazon S3: Virtually unlimited storage
Amazon Redshift: Petabyte-scale data analysis
On Redshift, here’s a comment from Nokia:
“http://www.cio.com/article/2860383/data-warehousing/7-amazon-redshift-success-stories.html#slide3” where their volume of data “literally broke the database”, prompting them to look for more scalable solutions.