Posted On: Apr 30, 2021
Amazon Athena engine version 2 is now available in Amazon Web Services China (Beijing) Region, operated by Sinnet, and in Amazon Web Services China (Ningxia) Region, operated by NWCD.
Athena engine version 2 includes several performance enhancements and new feature capabilities such as federated queries, schema evolution support, additional geospatial functions, support for reading nested schema to reduce cost, and performance enhancements in JOIN, ORDER BY, and AGGREGATE operations.
To learn more about new functionality and enhancements in Athena engine version 2, please see Athena engine version 2. For information about testing your queries and upgrading to Athena engine version 2, please see our documentation.