Posted On: Jul 31, 2017

Starting today, Amazon QuickSight customers can now connect to Amazon Athena, our serverless, interactive query engine to analyze and visualize their data in Amazon S3 hosted in the EU (Ireland) Region. With this release, you can also use Count Distinct on your dimensions and metrics in the visualizations as well as aggregate date fields by week for SPICE data sets.

These features are now available in all QuickSight regions - US East (N. Virginia and Ohio), US West (Oregon) and EU (Ireland). To learn more, check out the Big Data blog post for more details on these new features.