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Category: Amazon QuickSight*

Visualize AWS Cloudtrail Logs using AWS Glue and Amazon Quicksight

In this post, I walk through using AWS Glue and AWS Lambda to convert AWS CloudTrail logs from JSON to a query-optimized format dataset in Amazon S3. I then use Amazon Athena and Amazon QuickSight to query and visualize the data.

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Amazon QuickSight Adds Support for Combo Charts and Row-Level Security

We are excited to announce support for two new features in Amazon QuickSight: 1) Combo charts, the first visual type in QuickSight to support dual-axis visualization, and 2) Row-Level Security, which allows access control over data at the row level based on the user who is accessing QuickSight. Together, these features enable you to present more engaging and personalized dashboards in Amazon QuickSight, while enforcing stricter controls over data.

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Build a Schema-On-Read Analytics Pipeline Using Amazon Athena

In this post, I show how to build a schema-on-read analytical pipeline, similar to the one used with relational databases, using Amazon Athena. The approach is completely serverless, which allows the analytical platform to scale as more data is stored and processed via the pipeline.

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Amazon QuickSight Now Allows Users to Create Analyses from Dashboards and Import Custom Date Formats

Starting today, QuickSight will allow users to save the contents of a dashboard as an analysis within their account. As the user of a dashboard, this will allow you to create an analysis that contains all visuals from the dashboard.

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Query and Visualize AWS Cost and Usage Data Using Amazon Athena and Amazon QuickSight

If you’ve ever wondered if a serverless alternative existed for consuming and querying your AWS Cost and Usage report data, then wonder no more. The answer is yes, and this post both introduces you to that solution and illustrates the simplicity and effortlessness of deploying it.

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Unite Real-Time and Batch Analytics Using the Big Data Lambda Architecture, Without Servers!

In this post, I show you how you can use AWS services like AWS Glue to build a Lambda Architecture completely without servers. I use a practical demonstration to examine the tight integration between serverless services on AWS and create a robust data processing Lambda Architecture system.

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Amazon QuickSight Now Supports Search, Filter Groups, and Amazon S3 Analytics Connector

I’m excited to share information about some new features in Amazon QuickSight. You can now search for datasets, analyses, and dashboards, you can create filter groups with multiple filter conditions that are evaluated together using the OR operation, and you can now use the built-in Amazon S3 analytics connector to visualize your S3 storage access patterns across multiple S3 buckets and configurations within a single Amazon QuickSight dashboard to optimize for cost.

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Harmonize, Query, and Visualize Data from Various Providers using AWS Glue, Amazon Athena, and Amazon QuickSight

Have you ever been faced with many different data sources in different formats that need to be analyzed together to drive value and insights?  You need to be able to query, analyze, process, and visualize all your data as one canonical dataset, regardless of the data source or original format. In this post, I walk […]

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