Posted On: Mar 13, 2023

Starting today, customers can use Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose in the Asia Pacific (Melbourne) AWS Region.

Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose makes it easier to reliably load streaming data into data lakes, data stores, and analytics services. You can use it to capture, transform, and deliver streaming data to Amazon S3, Amazon Redshift, Amazon OpenSearch, and third-party providers like Splunk and Datadog etc., enabling near real-time analytics.

With Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose, you don't need to write applications or manage resources. You can configure your producers to automatically deliver your data to the destination that you specify. You can also configure Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose to transform your data before delivering it.

To get started, you need an AWS account. Once you have an account, you can create a delivery stream in the Amazon Kinesis Firehose Console. To learn more, explore the Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose developer guide.

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

As of Feb 09, 2024, Kinesis Data Firehose is now Amazon Data Firehose