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Category: Amazon QuickSight

Create and reuse governed datasets in Amazon QuickSight with new Dataset-as-a-Source feature

Amazon QuickSight is a fast, cloud-powered, business intelligence (BI) service that makes it easy to deliver insights to everyone in your organization. QuickSight recently introduced Dataset-as-a-Source, a new feature that allows data owners to create authoritative datasets that can then be reused and further extended by thousands of users across the enterprise. This post walks […]

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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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Amazon QuickSight deployment models for cross-account and cross-Region access to Amazon Redshift and Amazon RDS

Many AWS customers use multiple AWS accounts and Regions across different departments and applications within the same company. However, you might deploy services like Amazon QuickSight using a single-account approach to centralize users, data source access, and dashboard management. This post explores how you can use different Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) private connectivity features to connect QuickSight […]

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Coming January 2022: An updated Amazon QuickSight sign-in experience

Starting January 2022, the Amazon QuickSight will undergo minor updates, such as changes in the sign-in domain and a new look and feel while signing in. This won’t impact your access to QuickSight. In this post, we walk through changes to expect in the sign-in experience and domains to allow on your organization’s network to […]

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Create stunning, pixel perfect dashboards with the new free-form layout mode in Amazon QuickSight

The latest update of Amazon QuickSight introduces a new free-form dashboard layout option, along with granular per-visual interaction controls and conditional rendering options that open up a range of creative possibilities for dashboard authors. In this post, we look at the new capabilities available and how you can use them to create and share stunning […]

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Embed multi-tenant dashboards in SaaS apps using Amazon QuickSight without provisioning or managing users

Amazon QuickSight is a fully-managed, cloud-native business intelligence (BI) service that makes it easy to connect to your data, create interactive dashboards, and share these with tens of thousands of users, either within QuickSight itself, or embedded in software as a service (SaaS) apps. QuickSight Enterprise Edition recently added row-level security (RLS) using tags, a […]

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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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BIOps: Amazon QuickSight object migration and version control

DevOps is a set of practices that combines software development and IT operations. It aims to shorten the systems development lifecycle and provide continuous delivery with high software quality. Similarly, BIOps (business intelligence and IT operations) can help your Amazon QuickSight admin team automate assets migration and version control. Your team can design the migration […]

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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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Simplify data discovery for business users by adding data descriptions in the AWS Glue Data Catalog

In this post, we discuss how to use AWS Glue Data Catalog to simplify the process for adding data descriptions and allow data analysts to access, search, and discover this cataloged metadata with BI tools. In this solution, we use AWS Glue Data Catalog, to break the silos between cross-functional data producer teams, sometimes also known […]

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