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Category: Amazon QuickSight

Figure 2. Containerized application for ingestion and Amazon Kinesis for format conversion

Designing a High-volume Streaming Data Ingestion Platform Natively on AWS

The total global data storage is projected to exceed 200 zettabytes by 2025. This exponential growth of data demands increased vigilance against cybercrimes. Emerging cybersecurity trends include increasing service attacks, ransomware, and critical infrastructure threats. Businesses are changing how they approach cybersecurity and are looking for new ways to tackle these threats. In the past, […]

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Field Notes: Tracking Overall Equipment Effectiveness with AWS IoT Analytics and Amazon QuickSight

This post was co-authored with Michael Brown, Senior Solutions Architect, Manufacturing at AWS. Overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) is a measure of how well a manufacturing operation is utilized (facilities, time and material) compared to its full potential, during the periods when it is scheduled to run. Measuring OEE provides a way to obtain actionable insights […]

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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 […]

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Field Notes: Creating Custom Analytics Dashboards with FireEye Helix and Amazon QuickSight

FireEye Helix is a security operations platform that allows organizations to take control of any incident from detection to response. FireEye Helix detects security incidents by correlating logs and configuration settings from sources like VPC Flow Logs, AWS CloudTrail, and Security groups. In this blog post, we will discuss an architecture that allows you to […]

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Figure 1. Notional architecture for improving forecasting accuracy solution and SAP integration

Improving Retail Forecast Accuracy with Machine Learning

The global retail market continues to grow larger and the influx of consumer data increases daily. The rise in volume, variety, and velocity of data poses challenges with demand forecasting and inventory planning. Outdated systems generate inaccurate demand forecasts. This results in multiple challenges for retailers. They are faced with over-stocking and lost sales, and […]

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Figure 2. Fraud detection using machine learning architecture on AWS

Analyze Fraud Transactions using Amazon Fraud Detector and Amazon Athena

Organizations with online businesses have to be on guard constantly for fraudulent activity, such as fake accounts or payments made with stolen credit cards. One way they try to identify fraudsters is by using fraud detection applications. Some of these applications use machine learning (ML). A common challenge with ML is the need for a […]

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Figure 2. A serverless architecture representing data workflow

Building a Showback Dashboard for Cost Visibility with Serverless Architectures

Enterprises with centralized IT organizations and multiple lines of businesses frequently use showback or chargeback mechanisms to hold their departments accountable for their technology usage and costs. Chargeback involves actually billing a department for the cost of their division’s usage. Showback focuses on visibility to make the department more cost conscientious and encourage operational efficiency. […]

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Data ingestion options from on-premises devices to AWS

Enhancing Existing Building Systems with AWS IoT Services

With the introduction of cloud technology and by extension the rapid emergence of Internet of Things (IoT), the barrier to entry for creating smart building solutions has never been lower. These solutions offer commercial real estate customers potential cost savings and the ability to enhance their tenants’ experience. You can differentiate your business from competitors […]

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Figure 1. Example architecture using AWS Managed Services

Building a Cloud-based OLAP Cube and ETL Architecture with AWS Managed Services

For decades, enterprises used online analytical processing (OLAP) workloads to answer complex questions about their business by filtering and aggregating their data. These complex queries were compute and memory-intensive. This required teams to build and maintain complex extract, transform, and load (ETL) pipelines to model and organize data, oftentimes with commercial-grade analytics tools. In this […]

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Figure 4. Discovering Hot Topics using Machine Learning solution architecture

Discovering Hot Topics using Machine Learning

Successful businesses not only have great products and services; they also have a deep understanding of their customers. Companies that can use behavioral analytics in marketing automation platforms are better equipped to deliver real-time marketing efforts. According to a research case study from Deloitte, companies with a customer-centric business model are 60% more profitable. Knowing […]

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