Athena is a serverless service
It allows you to quickly execute queries without configuring servers and data warehouses.
Only completed requests are payable
At Amazon Athena, only completed requests are payable.
Presto with ANSI SQL
Amazon Athena uses Presto with ANSI SQL support and works with many standard data formats, including CSV, JSON, ORC, Avro, and Parquet.
Run queries quickly
Amazon Athena always has enough computing resources to run queries quickly.
Amazon Athena is an online query service that allows you to easily analyze data in Amazon S3 using standard SQL. Athena is a serverless service, so you do not need to manage the architecture, and the fee is charged only for completed requests. Integration with the AWS Glue data catalog allows you to create a single metadata repository for various services, scan data sources for schema discovery and populate the catalog with new or changed tables and partition definitions, as well as ensure versioning of schemas.