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Category: Amazon Athena

Configure single sign-on authentication for Amazon Athena with Azure AD integrated to on-premises AD

Amazon Athena is an interactive query service that makes it easier to analyze data directly in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) using standard SQL. Cloud operation teams can use AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) federation to centrally manage access to Athena. This simplifies administration by allowing a governing team to control user access […]

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Extract, prepare, and analyze Salesforce.com data using Amazon AppFlow, AWS Glue DataBrew, and Amazon Athena

As organizations embark on their data modernization journey, big data analytics and machine learning (ML) use cases are becoming even more integral parts of business. The ease for data preparation and seamless integration with third-party data sources is of paramount importance in order to gain insights quickly and make critical business decisions faster. AWS Glue […]

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Build and orchestrate ETL pipelines using Amazon Athena and AWS Step Functions

Extract, transform, and load (ETL) is the process of reading source data, applying transformation rules to this data, and loading it into the target structures. ETL is performed for various reasons. Sometimes ETL helps align source data to target data structures, whereas other times ETL is done to derive business value by cleansing, standardizing, combining, […]

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Use Amazon Athena and Amazon QuickSight in a cross-account environment

Many AWS customers use a multi-account strategy to host applications for different departments within the same company. However, you might deploy services like Amazon QuickSight using a single-account approach, which raises challenges when you need to use QuickSight in combination with Amazon Athena to build reports and dashboards. With the recently announced built-in support for cross-account […]

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Create a custom Amazon S3 Storage Lens metrics dashboard using Amazon QuickSight

Companies use Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) for its flexibility, durability, scalability, and ability to perform many things besides storing data. This has led to an exponential rise in the usage of S3 buckets across numerous AWS Regions, across tens or even hundreds of AWS accounts. To optimize costs and analyze security posture, Amazon […]

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How MEDHOST’s cardiac risk prediction successfully leveraged AWS analytic services

MEDHOST has been providing products and services to healthcare facilities of all types and sizes for over 35 years. Today, more than 1,000 healthcare facilities are partnering with MEDHOST and enhancing their patient care and operational excellence with its integrated clinical and financial EHR solutions. MEDHOST also offers a comprehensive Emergency Department Information System with […]

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Query SAP HANA using Athena Federated Query and join with data in your Amazon S3 data lake

If you use data lakes in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and use SAP HANA as your transactional data store, you may need to join the data in your data lake with SAP HANA in the cloud, SAP HANA running on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), or with an on-premises SAP HANA, for […]

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How Comcast uses AWS to rapidly store and analyze large-scale telemetry data

This blog post is co-written by Russell Harlin from Comcast Corporation. Comcast Corporation creates incredible technology and entertainment that connects millions of people to the moments and experiences that matter most. At the core of this is Comcast’s high-speed data network, providing tens of millions of customers across the country with reliable internet connectivity. This […]

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Use ML predictions over Amazon DynamoDB data with Amazon Athena ML

Today’s modern applications use multiple purpose-built database engines, including relational, key-value, document, and in-memory databases. This purpose-built approach improves the way applications use data by providing better performance and reducing cost. However, the approach raises some challenges for data teams that need to provide a holistic view on top of these database engines, and especially […]

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Creating dashboards quickly on Microsoft Power BI using Amazon Athena

Amazon Athena is an interactive query service that makes it easy to analyze data in a data lake using standard SQL. One of the key elements of Athena is that you only pay for the queries you run. This is an attractive feature because there is no hardware to set up, manage, or maintain. You can query Athena […]

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