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Migrating data from Google BigQuery to Amazon S3 using AWS Glue custom connectors

July 2022: This post was reviewed and updated to include a mew data point on the effective runtime with the latest version, explaining Glue 3,0 and autoscaling. In today’s connected world, it’s common to have data sitting in various data sources in a variety of formats. Even though data is a critical component of decision […]

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Building AWS Glue Spark ETL jobs using Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) and MongoDB

AWS Glue is a fully managed extract, transform, and load (ETL) service that makes it easy to prepare and load your data for analytics. AWS Glue has native connectors to connect to supported data sources on AWS or elsewhere using JDBC drivers. Additionally, AWS Glue now supports reading and writing to Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB […]

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Writing to Apache Hudi tables using AWS Glue Custom Connector

December 2022: This post was reviewed for accuracy. In today’s world, most organizations have to tackle the 3 V’s of variety, volume and velocity of big data. In this blog post, we talk about dealing with the variety and volume aspects of big data. The challenge of dealing with the variety involves processing data from […]

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Building fast ETL using SingleStore and AWS Glue

Disparate data systems have become a norm in many companies. The reasons for this vary: different teams in the organization select data system best suited for its primary function, the responsibility for choosing these data systems may have been decentralized across different departments, a merged company may still use separate data systems from the formerly […]

Validate, evolve, and control schemas in Amazon MSK and Amazon Kinesis Data Streams with AWS Glue Schema Registry

August 30, 2023: Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics has been renamed to Amazon Managed Service for Apache Flink. Read the announcement in the AWS News Blog and learn more. Data streaming technologies like Apache Kafka and Amazon Kinesis Data Streams capture and distribute data generated by thousands or millions of applications, websites, or machines. These technologies […]

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Building complex workflows with Amazon MWAA, AWS Step Functions, AWS Glue, and Amazon EMR

Amazon Managed Workflows for Apache Airflow (Amazon MWAA) is a fully managed service that makes it easy to run open-source versions of Apache Airflow on AWS and build workflows to run your extract, transform, and load (ETL) jobs and data pipelines. You can use AWS Step Functions as a serverless function orchestrator to build scalable […]

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Estimating scoring probabilities by preparing soccer matches data with AWS Glue DataBrew

In soccer (or football outside of the US), players decide to take shots when they think they can score. But how do they make that determination vs. when to pass or dribble? In a fraction of a second, in motion, while chased from multiple directions by other professional athletes, they think about their distance from […]

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Orchestrating an AWS Glue DataBrew job and Amazon Athena query with AWS Step Functions

As the industry grows with more data volume, big data analytics is becoming a common requirement in data analytics and machine learning (ML) use cases. Also, as we start building complex data engineering or data analytics pipelines, we look for a simpler orchestration mechanism with graphical user interface-based ETL (extract, transform, load) tools. Recently, AWS […]

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Testing data quality at scale with PyDeequ

April 2024: This post was reviewed for accuracy. Additionally, the output of PyDeequ can be integrated with Amazon DataZone. Read Amazon DataZone now integrates with AWS Glue Data Quality and external data quality solutions  for more details. March 2023: You can now use AWS Glue Data Quality to measure and manage the quality of your data. […]

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Building a serverless data quality and analysis framework with Deequ and AWS Glue

March 2023: You can now use AWS Glue Data Quality to measure and manage the quality of your data. AWS Glue Data Quality is built on DeeQu and it offers a simplified user experience for customers who want to this open-source package. Refer to the blog and documentation for additional details. With ever-increasing amounts of data […]