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Redshift database backend for Django

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This is a Amazon Redshift database backend for Django.

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Django settings

ENGINE for DATABASES is ‘django_redshift_backend’. You can set the name in your as:

    'default': {
        'ENGINE': 'django_redshift_backend',
        'NAME': '<your database name>',
        'USER': '<your database username>',
        'PASSWORD': '<your database password>',
        'HOST': '<your database hostname>',
        'PORT': '5439',

For more information, please refer: Documentation


Apache Software License


1.1.0 (2019/08/02)

  • #60 Change dependencies to support Python 3.7 Thanks to Asher Foa.

1.0.0 (2019/01/29)


  • The first release from Jazzband organization.
  • Using Development Status :: 5 - Production/Stable.
  • All GitHub/Travis/other URLs in this product has been migrated to /jazzband/.

New Features:

  • #56 Support Django 2.1.
  • #57 Support Python 3.7

Bug Fixes:

  • #53,#54: UUIDField django model field will cause clash. Thanks to Corentin Dupret.


  • Adopt setuptools_scm for versioning from git tag.

0.9.1 (2018-09-29)

0.9 (2018-07-24)

  • #35: Drop support for Django 1.8, 1.9 and 1.10.
  • #40: Support Django 2.0.
  • #42: Support DISTKEY. Thanks to Benjy Weinberger.
  • Documentation:
  • Change LICENSE from ‘BSD License’ to ‘Apache Software License’

0.8.1 (2018-06-19)

  • #38: Fix 0.8 doesn’t compatible with Python 2. Thanks to Benjy Weinberger.

0.8 (2018-06-01)

Incompatible Changes:

  • #23,#10: Redshift support time zones in time stamps for migration

    IMPORTANT: With this change, the newly created DateTimeField column will be timestamp with timezone (TIMESTAMPTZ) by migration. Therefore, the existing DateTimeField and the new DateTimeField will have different data types as a redshift schema column type. There are no migration feature by django-redshift-backend. see also:

New Features:

  • #20,#26: Support for sortkey. Thanks to Maxime Vdb and Kosei Kitahara.
  • #24: Add UUIDField support. Thanks to Sindri Guðmundsson.
  • #14: More compat with redshift: not use SELECT DISTINCT ON.

Bug Fixes:

  • #15,#21: More compat with redshift: not use CHECK. Thanks to Vasil Vangelovski.
  • #18: Fix error on migration with django-1.9 or later that raises AttributeError of ‘sql_create_table_unique’.
  • #27: annotate() does not work on Django-1.9 and later. Thanks to Takayuki Hirai.


0.7 (2017-06-08)

  • Drop Python-3.4
  • Drop Django-1.7
  • Support Python-3.6
  • Support Django-1.11

0.6 (2016-12-15)

  • Fix crush problem when using bulk insert.

0.5 (2016-10-05)

  • Support Django-1.10
  • #9: Add support for BigAutoField. Thanks to Maxime Vdb.
  • Fix crush problem on sqlmigrate when field modified.

0.4 (2016-05-17)

  • Support Python-3.4 and 3.5
  • #7: Restore support django-1.7. Version 0.3 doesn’t support django-1.7.
  • #4: More compat with redshift: not use SET CONSTRAINTS. Thanks to Maxime Vdb.
  • #6: More compat with redshift: not use sequence reset query. Thanks to Maxime Vdb.
  • #5: Add REDSHIFT_VARCHAR_LENGTH_MULTIPLIER settings. Thanks to Maxime Vdb.
  • Support column type changing on migration.

0.3 (2016-05-14)

  • #3: more compat with Redshift (AutoField, DateTimeField, Index). Thanks to Maxime Vdb.
  • More compat with redshift: add TextField
  • More compat with redshift: not use DEFERRABLE, CONSTRAINT, DROP DEFAULT
  • More compat with redshift: support modify column

0.2.1 (2016-02-01)

  • “SET TIME_ZONE” warning is changed as debug log for ‘django.db.backend’ logger.

0.2 (2016-01-08)

  • Disable “SET TIME_ZONE” SQL execution even if settings.TIME_ZONE is specified.

0.1.2 (2015-06-5)

  • Support Django-1.8

0.1.1 (2015-03-27)

  • Disable “SELECT FOR UPDATE” SQL execution.

0.1 (2015-03-24)

  • Support Django-1.7
  • Support “INSERT INTO” SQL execution without “RETURNING” clause.

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