AWS Big Data Blog

Simplify data streaming ingestion for analytics using Amazon MSK and Amazon Redshift

Towards the end of 2022, AWS announced the general availability of real-time streaming ingestion to Amazon Redshift for Amazon Kinesis Data Streams and Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK), eliminating the need to stage streaming data in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) before ingesting it into Amazon Redshift. Streaming ingestion from Amazon […]

Combine AWS Glue and Amazon MWAA to build advanced VPC selection and failover strategies

AWS Glue is a serverless data integration service that makes it straightforward to discover, prepare, move, and integrate data from multiple sources for analytics, machine learning (ML), and application development. AWS Glue customers often have to meet strict security requirements, which sometimes involve locking down the network connectivity allowed to the job, or running inside […]

Build an analytics pipeline that is resilient to schema changes using Amazon Redshift Spectrum

You can ingest and integrate data from multiple Internet of Things (IoT) sensors to get insights. However, you may have to integrate data from multiple IoT sensor devices to derive analytics like equipment health information from all the sensors based on common data elements. Each of these sensor devices could be transmitting data with unique […]

Simplify authentication with native LDAP integration on Amazon EMR

Many companies have corporate identities stored inside identity providers (IdPs) like Active Directory (AD) or OpenLDAP. Previously, customers using Amazon EMR could integrate their clusters with Active Directory by configuring a one-way realm trust between their AD domain and the EMR cluster Kerberos realm. For more details, refer to Tutorial: Configure a cross-realm trust with […]

Reference guide to analyze transactional data in near-real time on AWS

Business leaders and data analysts use near-real-time transaction data to understand buyer behavior to help evolve products. The primary challenge businesses face with near-real-time analytics is getting the data prepared for analytics in a timely manner, which can often take days. Companies commonly maintain entire teams to facilitate the flow of data from ingestion to […]

Multi-Warehouse ETL Architecture. Two workloads--a Purchase History ETL job ingesting 10M rows nightly and users running 25 read queries per hour--using a 32 RPU serverless workgroup to read from and write to the database Customer DB. It shows a separate workload--a Web Interactions ETL job ingesting 400M rows/hour--using a separate 128 RPU serverless workgroup to write to the database Customer DB.

Improve your ETL performance using multiple Redshift warehouses for writes (Preview)

Amazon Redshift is a fast, petabyte-scale, cloud data warehouse that tens of thousands of customers rely on to power their analytics workloads. Thousands of customers use Amazon Redshift read data sharing to enable instant, granular, and fast data access across Redshift provisioned clusters and serverless workgroups. This allows you to scale your read workloads to […]

Enhance data security and governance for Amazon Redshift Spectrum with VPC endpoints

Many customers are extending their data warehouse capabilities to their data lake with Amazon Redshift. They are looking to further enhance their security posture where they can enforce access policies on their data lakes based on Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). Furthermore, they are adopting security models that require access to the data lake […]

Simplify access management with Amazon Redshift and AWS Lake Formation for users in an External Identity Provider

Many organizations use identity providers (IdPs) to authenticate users, manage their attributes, and group memberships for secure, efficient, and centralized identity management. You might be modernizing your data architecture using Amazon Redshift to enable access to your data lake and data in your data warehouse, and are looking for a centralized and scalable way to […]

Enhance monitoring and debugging for AWS Glue jobs using new job observability metrics, Part 2: Real-time monitoring using Grafana

Monitoring data pipelines in real time is critical for catching issues early and minimizing disruptions. AWS Glue has made this more straightforward with the launch of AWS Glue job observability metrics, which provide valuable insights into your data integration pipelines built on AWS Glue. However, you might need to track key performance indicators across multiple […]

Secure connectivity patterns for Amazon MSK Serverless cross-account access

Amazon MSK Serverless is a cluster type of Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK) that makes it straightforward for you to run Apache Kafka without having to manage and scale cluster capacity. MSK Serverless automatically provisions and scales compute and storage resources. With MSK Serverless, you can use Apache Kafka on demand and […]