Sign Up for AWS
When you sign up for Amazon Web Services (AWS), your AWS account is automatically signed up for all services in AWS,
including Athena. You are charged only for the services that you use.
If you have an AWS account already, skip to the next task. If you don't have an AWS account, use the following
procedure to create one.
To create an AWS account
1. Open https://aws.amazon.com/
and then choose Create an AWS Account.
If you previously signed in to the AWS Management Console using AWS account root user
credentials, choose Sign in to a different account. If you previously signed in to the console using IAM
credentials, choose Sign-in using root account credentials. Then choose Create a new AWS account.
2. Follow the online instructions.
Part of the sign-up procedure involves receiving a phone call and entering a verification code using the phone
Note your AWS account number, because you'll need it for the next task.