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Category: Amazon OpenSearch Service

Data lake architecture with OpenSearch

Text analytics on AWS: implementing a data lake architecture with OpenSearch

Text data is a common type of unstructured data found in analytics. It is often stored without a predefined format and can be hard to obtain and process. For example, web pages contain text data that data analysts collect through web scraping and pre-process using lowercasing, stemming, and lemmatization. After pre-processing, the cleaned text is […]

Multi-Region guest profile architecture

How Shiji Group created a global guest profile store on AWS

Shiji Group provides global software solutions for the hospitality industry. The Shiji Enterprise Platform enables customers to manage large hotel property portfolios using software as a service (SaaS). Among functionalities such as reservations, housekeeping, finance, and integrations with external systems, the guest profile is a key aspect of the system. Besides personal information (such as […]

Launchmetrics backend architecture

How Launchmetrics improves fashion brands performance using Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

Launchmetrics offers its Brand Performance Cloud tools and intelligence to help fashion, luxury, and beauty retail executives optimize their global strategy. Launchmetrics initially operated their whole infrastructure on-premises; however, they wanted to scale their data ingestion while simultaneously providing improved and faster insights for their clients. These business needs led them to build their architecture […]

SAML transactions between Amazon OpenSearch Service and Okta

Building SAML federation for Amazon OpenSearch Service with Okta

Amazon OpenSearch Service is a fully managed open search and analytics service powered by the Apache Lucene search library. Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)-based federation for OpenSearch Dashboards lets you use your existing identity provider (IdP) like Okta to provide single sign-on (SSO) for OpenSearch Dashboards on OpenSearch Service domains. This post shows step-by-step guidance […]

SAML transactions between Amazon OpenSearch Service and Ping Identity

Building SAML federation for Amazon OpenSearch Service with Ping Identity

Amazon OpenSearch Service is an open search and log analytics service, powered by the Apache Lucene search library. In this blog post, we provide step-by-step guidance for SP-initiated SSO by showing how to set up a trial Ping Identity account. We’ll show how to build users and groups within your organization’s directory and enable SSO […]

A high-level view of a SAML transaction between Amazon OpenSearch Service and Auth0

Building SAML federation for Amazon OpenSearch Service with Auth0

Amazon OpenSearch Service is a fully managed, distributed, open search, and analytics service that is powered by the Apache Lucene search library. OpenSearch Service is used for real-time application monitoring, log analytics, and website search. It’s ideal for use cases that require fast access and response for large volumes of data. OpenSearch Dashboards is derived […]

Single Region/multi-AZ with secondary Region for backups

Disaster Recovery with AWS managed services, Part 1: Single Region

This 3-part blog series discusses disaster recovery (DR) strategies that you can implement to ensure your data is safe and that your workload stays available during a disaster. In Part I, we’ll discuss the single AWS Region/multi-Availability Zone (AZ) DR strategy. The strategy outlined in this blog post addresses how to integrate AWS managed services […]

Top 5

Top 5: Featured Architecture Content for September

The AWS Architecture Center provides new and notable reference architecture diagrams, vetted architecture solutions, AWS Well-Architected best practices, whitepapers, and more. This blog post features some of our best picks from the new and newly updated content we released in the past month. 1. AWS Best Practices for DDoS Resiliency Prioritizing the availability and responsiveness […]

Figure 1. OR optimization options

Emerging Solutions for Operations Research on AWS

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Operations research (OR) uses mathematical and analytical tools to arrive at optimal solutions for complex business problems like workforce scheduling. The mathematical techniques used to solve these problems, such as linear programming and mixed-integer programming, require the use of optimization […]

Figure 2. Architecture to view Security Hub findings using AWS serverless analytics services

Visualize AWS Security Hub Findings using Analytics and Business Intelligence Tools

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. To improve the security posture in your organization, you first must have a comprehensive view of your security, operations, and compliance data. AWS Security Hub gives you a thorough view of your security alerts and security posture across all your […]