Posted On: Nov 19, 2020

Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics for Apache Flink now provides access to the Apache Flink Dashboard, giving you greater visibility into your applications and advanced monitoring capabilities. You can now view your Apache Flink application’s environment variables, over 120 metrics, logs, and the directed acyclic graph (DAG) of the Apache Flink application in a simple, contextualized user interface.

You can access the Apache Flink dashboard via a browser by clicking on the ‘Apache Flink Dashboard’ button on the Kinesis Data Analytics console or by calling the service’s new CreateApplicationPresignedURL API. The dashboard is enabled by default for all Kinesis Data Analytics for Apache Flink applications and includes data on Apache Flink job performance and critical application health such as watermarks, checkpoints, and backpressure. 

Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics is the easiest way to transform and analyze streaming data in real time with Apache Flink. Apache Flink is an open source framework and engine for processing data streams. Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics for Apache Flink reduces the complexity of building and managing Apache Flink applications. Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics for Apache Flink integrates with Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK), Amazon Kinesis Data Streams, Amazon Elasticsearch Service, Amazon DynamoDB Streams, Amazon S3, custom integrations, and more using built-in connectors.

You can learn more about Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics for Apache Flink in our documentation.

For Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics region availability, refer to the AWS Region Table.

Note: The Flink Dashboard feature is available in all regions except Europe (Milan), Asia Pacific (Hong Kong), and Middle East (Bahrain). Support for these three regions is coming soon.