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amazon-redshiftHow do I download the Amazon Redshift JDBC driver?

  1. Go to the Amazon Redshift JDBC Driver Download page.
  2. Click the link for the latest version of the driver.
  3. Save the file to your computer.
  4. Unzip the driver file.
  5. You should find a file named RedshiftJDBC42-no-awssdk.jar.
  6. To add the driver to your CLASSPATH, add the following line to your .bash_profile:
export CLASSPATH=$CLASSPATH:/path/to/RedshiftJDBC42-no-awssdk.jar
  1. After adding the line to your .bash_profile, run the following command to apply the change:
source ~/.bash_profile
  • RedshiftJDBC42-no-awssdk.jar: The driver file for Amazon Redshift
  • .bash_profile: A file that contains environment settings for your shell
  • CLASSPATH: An environment variable that tells the Java Virtual Machine where to look for class files
  • source: A command that reads and executes commands from a file

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